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  Bird flu investigation launched  WHO announced the launch of an international investigation into a new deadly strain of bird flu, as the total number of infections in China rose...   Beijing concerned about 4-year-old bird flu 'carrier'  The discovery of a 4-year-old carrier of the H7N9 bird flu virus who shows no symptoms of the potentially lethal virus is a worrying develop...   China moves to curb virus spread  China will quarantine all those who travelled on a flight from Mexico, in a bid to curb the spread of the virus Child-killing virus hits Beijing  The death toll in outbreak of hand-foot-mouth disease has risen to 42 children, with the capital Beijing reporting its first case   Donors to boost bird flu effort  Donor countries meeting are preparing to pledge up to $1.5bn to fight bird flu worldwide Beijing shuts live poultry markets  China conducted door-to-door searches for chickens and ducks as it toughened its efforts to fight bird flu   4 new SARS suspects  Health Ministry has reported 4 suspected cases in the capital. 337 people in Beijing are under observation First SARS death of year in China Two SARS cases confirmed Suspected SARS case China sounds alarm on AIDS Bird flu 'weakness' admitted   WHO lifts travel alert for Beijing  Beijing is the last area saddled with a travel advisory SARS warning remains for Beijing   SARS outbreak past its peak: WHO
Lung cancer cases soar in Beijing  Beijing health officials say smoking is still the number one cause of lung cancer, but they admit air pollution is also a factor   WHO: H7N9 virus 'one of the most lethal so far'

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  Death toll from China's bird flu outbreak rose to 22 with news of another victim in eastern Zhejiang Province

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  The epidemic has passed its peak worldwide but the threat of resurgence remains

  WHO: In Beijing there is no information about when, where and from whom patients caught the disease
May.9 SARS progress in Beijing  Upward trend of cases had been effectively curbed. The disease continues to sweep through the rest of China May.6 SARS investigators deployed  Thousands of investigators have been deployed in the Haidan district, which has been worst hit by the disease SARS battle remains 'grave'  Premier Wen Jiabao has called for intensified efforts to contain the virus. 138 new cases and 8 new deaths announced May.5 Sars fears shut reservoirs  Scores of medical workers are leaving their jobs as the number of cases of the virus continues to soar Apr.29 SARS: Beijing faces critical week  In the capital the situation 'remains severe,' the mayor said Apr.27 SARS closes Beijing venues
  Authorities ordered the temporary closure of theaters and libraries and suspended the approval of marriages
Apr.25 Mass SARS quarantine  China has told 4,000 residents to go home and stay there indefinitely Apr.23 Hospital sealed off  A major hospital has been placed under quarantine to curb the spread of the deadly SARS virus Apr.20 Heads roll over SARS spread
  Health minister and the mayor of Beijing have both been sacked. May 1 International Workers' Day holiday cancelled
Mar.26 34 killed by virus   Southern China: 31 people from Guangdong province and 3 in Beijing have died from the mysterious pneumonia

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