swine+flu

Deadly swine fever threatens Asia, UN agriculture agency warns, urging regional collaboration

The rapid onset of the deadly African Swine Fever (ASF) in China has been detected in areas a thousand kilometres apart – posing an imminent threat to other Asian countries, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Tuesday. 

UN swine flu pandemic alert remains at phase 4 amid rising infections

The international influenza pandemic alert remains at phase four, on a six-level warning scale, the United Nations health agency said today, as the count of swine flu infections continues to rise.