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Third person dies from new strain of H7N9 (Bird Flu) virus in China

A third man has died from a new strain of Bird flu in China that has previously not been known to infect humans. This latest casualty to the H7N9 virus follows the deaths of two other Chinese citizens in March 2013.

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HPA voices concerns over drug-resistant super swine flu virus (H1N1pdm09)

The UK’s HPA (Health Protection Agency) has voiced concerns over a new drug resistant strain of swine flu. The H1N1 or swine flu virus is usually treated with Tamiflu (oseltamivir) however this new strain of the virus renders the drug “powerless”. This new strain

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Britain on alert for Killer “Super Flu”

According to leading Flu experts, the UK should be on alert for a a new strain killer flu which could spread to ­Britain within 24 hours. They have gone as far as to dub it as “one of the biggest

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