The strain of bird flu found is the highly pathogenic H7 virus that devastated Midwest operations two years ago.
France, the Netherlands, Finland and other countries have reported cases of highly infectious bird flu in poultry stocks.
Chinese health officials have advised people to avoid buying freshly slaughtered poultry in local markets.
H5N6, which causes a high death rate among poultry, does not transmit easily between humans.
Kansas State University scientists have developed a vaccine for two strains of avian flu.
The federal Office of Management and Budget has granted U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack the authority to transfer an additional $330 million in funds for the agency's handling of the avian influenza outbreak, USDA agency sources told Reuters, an exclusive report said.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad declared a state of emergency on Friday due to a rapidly expanding avian flu outbreak, saying the entire state was at risk from the spread of the disease.
Minnesota declared a state of emergency on Thursday over a fast-spreading strain of avian flu that has led to the extermination of more than 7.3 million birds in the country. It followed Wisconsin's action on Monday.
Burkina Faso’s government confirmed on Wednesday that an outbreak of H5N1 avian flu was responsible for the deaths of large numbers of chickens in two regions of the country in recent weeks.
China’s decision has been widely criticized as the possibility of an outbreak of the flu in commercial flocks is believed to be very less.
After mishandling Ebola, avian flu and anthrax during the past year, the CDC is now recruiting for its new safety-chief position.
Doctors warn that low temperatures during winter could cause the virus to stay active for a longer period of time.
The latest diagnosis marks the second reported case of H7N9 bird flu in China in the past two weeks.
While the virus detected in the Netherlands was identified as H5N8, the strain of the virus in the U.K. has so far not been identified.
The U.N. is warning about A(H5N6), a new strain of avian flu that is striking chicken and geese from China to Vietnam.
CDC, on Friday, shut down two labs that mishandled anthrax and bird flu viruses and barred shipment of samples from high security labs.
As more H7N9 fatalities are reported, scientists determine a gene found in Chinese people may make them more susceptible to sickness.
Chinese health officials have confirmed that a new strain of bird flu has killed a woman in Jiangxi province.
A 73-year-old woman apparently contracted the virus after visiting a live-poultry market in a town 450 miles southwest of Shanghai.
Scientists think a 32-year-old woman caught the new bird flu strain from her father.
A strain of the H7N9 bird flu virus found in a human patient efficiently spread from one ferret to another in a new study.
New bird flu infections are spreading outward from Shanghai, Chinese officials said on Tuesday.
Forty percent of H7N9 bird flu victims had no contact with poultry. How did they get the disease?
China's H7N9 avian flu death toll rises with one more death confirmed.
IBTimes reporters visited hospitals and markets in China to get a closer look at the avian flu situation.