Officials confirmed the first ever H5N6 death in a 49-year-old man from China.
Starting Tuesday, Hong Kong officials began culling 20,000 chickens.
The first case of H7N9 in Hong Kong has died this past Thursday.
Hong Kong announced its first confirmed case of the bird flu in a 36-year-old worker.
Researchers published their proposal to create a superflu from H7N9, which would be drug resistant.
Researchers discovered that there was one case of human-to-human transfer of the avian flu, H7N9 back in March.
Chinese health officials warn medical professionals to prepare for the possibility of another outbreak of H7N9 bird flu. bi
New research showed there are no added health advantages to taking a double dose Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) when dealing with the flu, even though several doctors prescribe a double dose for patients who have more severe cases.
Doctors report that three patients infected with the bird flu, H7N9 are resistant to Tamiflu, an antiviral drug used to treat the virus.
Study found that the H7N9 flu virus is contagious between ferrets.
Researchers found that some current strains of influenza in birds and pigs could potentially lead to a pandemic.
The study has caused an outcry among many members of the scientific community, many of whom call the work dangerous and irresponsible.
China's deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu which was first reported in February 2013, has spread to the central province of Hunan, local health authorities said Saturday, the third announcement in three days of a case in a new location.
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.