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Political Clouds Darken over China Smog

China’s air pollution crisis is exposing political strains

China May Build Biggest Smog Lab to Control Pollution

The Chinese Academy of Sciences has proposed spending 500 million yuan ($81 million) to build the world’s biggest smog-research facility

Fatal New Bird Flu Strain Closely Monitored

In the past 10 years, a deadly strain of bird flu has killed more than half of the people who got it

Scientists Liken Chinese Smog to ‘nuclear winter’

              Air pollution in parts of China is now so extreme it could lead to conditions similar to a “nuclear winter,”

China’s Continued Smog Hazard Forces Face Masks Out of Stock

China’s biggest online face-mask sellers are running out of stock

Chinese Man Sues Government Over Smog

          A Chinese man,  Li Guixin, who is a resident of Shijiazhung, capital of Hebei province, has become the first person in the country to sue the government for failing to curb air pollution.

China Must Reduce ‘Unbearable’ Smog, Government Adviser Says

Air pollution in China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, has reached intolerable levels

China reports 4 more H7N9 cases

A 50-year-old man from Changchun City, who is in a stable condition in hospital, was confirmed to have the H7N9 virus

China Warned of Air Pollution Time Bomb

Millions of Chinese lives will be unnecessarily lost due to rising rates of respiratory disease and lung cancer

Fears of Pandemic High in Asia as New Bird Flu Strain H10N8 is Discovered

World health authorities have flagged concerns about a new strain of avian influenza