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Bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock – Albert Lea Tribune


Bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock
Albert Lea Tribune
MINNEAPOLIS — A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday. It's the same highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 4:28 pm

Endangered black-faced spoonbill put to sleep after geting bird flu – Focus Taiwan News Channel


Endangered black-faced spoonbill put to sleep after geting bird flu
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, March 6 (CNA) A black-faced spoonbill was put to sleep Friday after it was found to have been infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza, an official of the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Friday, but the move was criticized by an

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 3:44 pm

Deadly bird flu strain makes first strike at a poultry farm in Mississippi Flyway – DL-Online


Deadly bird flu strain makes first strike at a poultry farm in Mississippi Flyway
DL-Online
GLENWOOD, Minn. — State health officials say a strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been discovered in Minnesota, after the population of a commercial turkey barn was decimated in a matter of days — from a flock of 15,000 to fewer than 100.

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 2:02 pm

Serious strain of Avian flu found in MN turkey flock – KARE


KARE

Serious strain of Avian flu found in MN turkey flock
KARE
Federal officials say a serious strain of Avian flu has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the finding in Pope County, in western Minnesota, is the first appearance of the highly pathogenic H5N2
Deadly bird flu strain hits west-central Minnesota commercial turkey operationINFORUM
Minnesota farm quarantined after bird flu kills thousands of turkeysRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
Deadly Bird Flu Strain Jeopardizes Minnesota Turkey ExportsABC News
CBS Local -Capital press
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Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:38 pm

Bird Flu hits Bauchi, kills over 9000 birds – The Nation Newspaper


Leadership Newspapers

Bird Flu hits Bauchi, kills over 9000 birds
The Nation Newspaper
At least 9,208 birds have been killed by the Avian Influenza, commonly referred to as Bird Flu, in three local government areas of Bauchi State. The affected local governments are – Bauchi, Toro and Katagum LGAs. The state's Commissioner for Animal …
Bird Flu Rocks Toro Area Of Bauchi StateLeadership Newspapers
Kaduna Records 7th Bird Flu CaseDaily Trust
Bird flu hits Bauchi, 9208 birds killedThe Punch
Nigerian Tribune -ThePoultrySite.com -National Mirror
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Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:37 pm

Deadly bird flu devastates commercial turkeys in Minnesota – Press Herald


Deadly bird flu devastates commercial turkeys in Minnesota
Press Herald
MINNEAPOLIS — A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials said Thursday. It's the same highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza

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Posted on 6 March 2015 | 9:00 am

Russia Bans Poultry Import As Bird Flu Pops Up In East Hungary – Hungary Today


Hungary Today

Russia Bans Poultry Import As Bird Flu Pops Up In East Hungary
Hungary Today
Russia has imposed a temporary ban on Hungarian poultry products treated at lower temperatures than 70 C, citing recent reports of bird flu in the country. Russia's ban will impact a few thousand tonnes of mostly duck and goose products, Attila Csorbai

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 9:41 am

Bird flu: How to protect your chickens – Bend Bulletin


Bend Bulletin

Bird flu: How to protect your chickens
Bend Bulletin
The first case of bird flu in Central Oregon, and only the second case in the state, has resulted in a quarantine zone covering the northern half of Bend and questions from backyard chicken owners about how to protect their birds. A flock of about 90
Pet Talk: Protect your backyard birds from avian influenzaOregonLive.com

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 8:05 am

Bird flu: Novel antibody offers 100% protection against deadly disease in … – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Bird flu: Novel antibody offers 100% protection against deadly disease in
International Business Times UK
Researchers at St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center, and MacroGenics have developed an antibody which is 100% protective against the deadly bird flu virus in two species of animal models. A single, low dose of the
New compound protects 100 percent of ferrets, mice, from H5N1Medical Xpress

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 4:21 am

Man, 61, dies of bird flu in Hong Kong after contracting virus in mainland China – South China Morning Post (subscription)


South China Morning Post (subscription)

Man, 61, dies of bird flu in Hong Kong after contracting virus in mainland China
South China Morning Post (subscription)
The man, who had other underlying illnesses, was diagnosed with bird flu last Monday and had been at the Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam. He died at about 6am yesterday. He had visited a wet market in Dongguan and bought two fresh chickens before …

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Posted on 1 March 2015 | 7:39 am

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Deadly bird flu strain jeopardizes turkey exports

More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. Health officials in the country's …

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 9:24 pm

Deadly Bird Flu Strain Jeopardizes Minnesota Turkey Exports

More than 40 countries ban poultry imports from Minnesota after deadly bird flu strain emerges

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 7:10 pm

Turkey Farms Boost Precautions After Deadly Flu Strain Found

Minnesota turkey farmers are boosting protective measures after a lethal strain of bird flu wiped out 15,000 birds in about a week. The H5N2 strain of avian influenza devastated a flock of turkeys at an unidentified Pope County farm. Officials say it's unlikely to infect humans.

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 7:08 pm

Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock

A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday. It's the same highly pathogenic …

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 1:12 am

Deadly strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock; public not at risk

Health officials say a strain of bird flu deadly to poultry has been found in western-central Minnesota, where it nearly decimated a commercial turkey barn's flock of 15,000 birds in a matter of days.

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:12 am

Bird flu hits Bauchi, 9,208 birds killed

No fewer than 9, 208 have been killed following the outbreak of the Avian Influenza, popularly called Bird Flu, in three local government areas of Bauchi State. The Commissioner for Animal Resources and Nomadic Resettlement in the state, Alhaji Umar Giade, confirmed the outbreak of the disease in the state during a sensitisation visit to…  [Read More...]

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:44 pm

Bird flu: New compound protects 100 percent of ferrets, mice, from H5N1

Medical researchers have developed an antibody which has proven 100 percent protective against the H5N1 virus in two species of animal models.

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 12:34 am

Volatility of global patterns of novel flu viruses a source of concern: WHO

A recent surge in human infections caused by bird flu viruses and a proliferation of the types of animal flu viruses sparking infections in people are events that need to be watched, the World Health Organization said Thursday. "Virologists interpret the recent proliferation of emerging viruses as a sign that co-circulating influenza viruses are rapidly exchanging genetic material to form novel …

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 9:12 pm

Bird flu fears allayed

Malacañang on Tuesday allayed fears on the spread of Avian flu or bird flu in the country by saying that the government is ready to ensure the safety of the citizenry against infectious or contagious diseases. Reports indicated that an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from China died earlier this month, showing signs and symptoms of bird flu. Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO …

Posted on 24 February 2015 | 6:10 pm

Flu Shot May Give You a Boost Against Bird Flu

Getting a seasonal flu shot may give you a bit of protection against a deadly strain of the bird flu virus, a new study suggests. The study's researchers looked at 28 people who had received annual flu shots since 2007, and measured the levels of their antibodies, which are the proteins in the immune system that bind to pathogens to render them harmless. The researchers specifically looked at 83 …

Posted on 18 February 2015 | 2:49 pm