Health News

No Need to Fear the Flu Shot
One of the concerns parents might have with the flu vaccine is side effects in children with pre-existing conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease.
Experts Concerned Over Bird Flu
Cases of the H7N9 avian influenza have so far mostly stayed within Chinese borders, with only one case discovered outside of the mainland in Taiwan.
Understanding 'Bird Flu' Patients
News has been developing fast from the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in China. But what do we know about the patients who have been infected with the disease? Are there common threads in these cases?
Bird Flu Case Discovered in Taiwan
Officials across the globe have been closely watching the developments of bird flu cases in China, and now the zone being monitored has expanded.
Bird Flu Numbers Could Double
Counts of infections from the H7N9 strain of bird flu have been increasing since the first case was reported at the end of March.
Bird Flu May Pass from Human to Human
The reports of the H7N9 bird flu strain in China have had health officials on alert. The latest development could cause further concern and potentially mean easier transmission of infection.
Symptom-Free Bird Flu in China
Increases in the number of cases of the avian influenza in China, including a case with no symptoms, have health officials preparing for the possible discovery of new cases.
Bird Flu Cases Now Number 28
Counts of bird flu cases in China continue to rise, but news of at least one patient’s recovery is announced.
Number of Bird Flu Cases Grows
Tensions are rising as reports of increasing numbers of bird flu cases in China continue to develop.
Bird Flu Cases Grow in Number
Could a new outbreak of bird flu be about to strike in China? More information is coming out about the illness.