China records world's first human death from H3N8 bird flu
Sporadic infections in people with bird flu are common in China where avian flu viruses constantly circulate in huge poultry and wild bird populations.
WHO concerned about bird flu after girl's father tests positive
Humans rarely get bird flu, but when they do it is usually from coming in direct contact with infected birds.
Cambodia reports death of 11-year-old girl from bird flu
This was the first known human infection with the H5N1 strain in the Southeast Asian country since 2014.
China detects first human case of H3N8 bird flu
H3N8 is known to have been circulating since 2002 after first emerging in North American waterfowl.
Britain to allow poultry outside as bird flu threat recedes
European Union rules allows for free-range laying hens to be kept inside for up to 16 weeks in the event of a bird flu outbreak and their eggs can still be labelled free range.
Rise in human bird flu cases in China shows risk of fast-changing variants, health experts say
China has reported 21 human infections with the H5N6 subtype of avian influenza in 2021 to the World Health Organization, compared with only five last year.
India probes first human death from bird flu
The boy who lived in Gurgaon outside New Delhi was also suffering from leukaemia and pneumonia.
China reports world’s first human case of rare bird flu strain
No other cases of human infection with this strain have so far been reported globally.
Turkey cull to kill bird flu at British Christmas fattening farm
Avian influenza can spread to captive birds when wild birds migrate from mainland Europe during winter.