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Coast Guard heightens bird flu alert for international vessels

Bird Flu

Last Thursday, Hong Kong confirmed its first human case of bird flu (H5N1 virus) in seven years, sending chills across the region. In 2003, the disease killed six people in the former British colony.

via Coast Guard heightens bird flu alert for international vessels | The Philippine Star >> News >> Headlines.

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Dengue fever turns up in Miami

Miami-Dade County

The case is the first in more than 50 years where the disease was contracted locally. Health officials warned people to take precautions against the mosquito carriers.

via Locally acquired case of dengue fever turns up in Miami.

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