A new study detailed how the H5N1 virus could become airborne.
Chinese health officials warn medical professionals to prepare for the possibility of another outbreak of H7N9 bird flu. bi
The study has caused an outcry among many members of the scientific community, many of whom call the work dangerous and irresponsible.
Taiwanese health authorities on Wednesday reported the island's first case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu infection, making it the first confirmed case of the deadly new strain of bird flu outside of mainland China.
Chinese authorities said on Tuesday that the H7N9 bird flu has spread to a new part of the country after it was confirmed that a man in the northeastern province of Shandong has been infected by a new strain of bird flu.
On Sunday, the Chinese government announced that two people had died from an unusual strain of bird flu, with a third person hospitalized for a severe case of infection.
The poultry outbreak has been occurring over the past week and a half.
Cambodia has announced its eighth bird flu victim within the past two month.