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No new cases of bird flu detected in Kelantan.

Veterinary Services Department says no new infections were seen in the past 59 days.

- Malaysiakini - MY

No new H5N1 cases detected in Kelantan.

KOTA BARU, May 27 — No new cases of bird flu has been detected in Kelantan in the past 59 days, says the Veterinary Services Department . In a statement issued today, JPV said to date, 36 locations had been confirmed positive in...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Military high court overturns convictions citing possible command influence.

The military's highest court has overturned a former Aviano airman's rape and assault conviction and prison sentence, saying that the case had been compromised by apparent unlawful command influence.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Reform on the menu as WHO votes for new chief.

GENEVA, May 23 - The World Health Organization's 194 members on Tuesday choose among three candidates to replace Margaret Chan as global health supremo, with each pledging to reform an agency under scrutiny. Chan steps down on June 30 after a decade in which new epidemics such as bird flu and Ebola and decades-old campaigns

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu infections.

BEIJING - China will shut poultry markets in certain districts of two cities after H7N9 bird flu infections were detected, state media reported on Sunday, the latest incidents in this year's more severe outbreak of the virus.

- Reuters - US

Chinese city to close poultry markets after man infected with H7N9 bird flu.

BEIJING - China will shutter poultry markets in a district of southwestern Sichuan province after a man fell ill with the H7N9 bird flu, state-owned China News Service reported on Sunday.

- Reuters - US

Vendor With Bird Flu Prompts China to Close Poultry Markets .

China will shutter poultry markets in a district of southwestern Sichuan province after a man fell ill with the H7N9 bird flu, state-owned China News Service reported Sunday. The 44-year-old man sold live poultry at a farmers market, China News reported, citing officials in Zigong city. Poultry markets in Zigong’s ...

- Voice of America - US

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