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Bird Flu Costs SA R4 Billion – AllAfrica.com


Bird Flu Costs SA R4 Billion
AllAfrica.com
Pretoria — The outbreak of the bird flu virus, commonly known as avian influenza, in the past few years has cost the country about R4 billion, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana. Speaking at the launch of the South

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:39 pm

China bird flu death toll reaches 72 – iAfrica.com


China bird flu death toll reaches 72
iAfrica.com
A woman in Beijing walks past a poster about the H7N9 bird flu virus. AFP. A total of 72 people died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in China in the first two months of this year, government figures showed, far more than in the whole of 2013. China

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:08 am

New bird flu detected in Cape – iAfrica.com


New bird flu detected in Cape
iAfrica.com
All ostrich holdings in this zone were being quarantined, sampled and tested for the presence of the flu. The department's planned ostrich auction for Wednesday had also been postponed. The measures would remain in place until further notice.

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 11:08 am

JAMA Findings Reveal Vaccine Approach to Fight Pandemic Bird Flu – HealthCanal.com


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JAMA Findings Reveal Vaccine Approach to Fight Pandemic Bird Flu
HealthCanal.com
ST. LOUIS — A vaccine that protects against an old strain of avian flu primes the immune system to mount a rapid response when a vaccine designed to protect against a related but different and new strain of avian flu is given a year later, according

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:14 pm

Avian Flu Fast Facts – ErieTVNews


Avian Flu Fast Facts
ErieTVNews
Avian influenza, also called avian flu or bird flu, is an illness that usually affects only birds. A new strain jumped to baby seals in 2011. While there have been deaths from certain strains of avian flu, person-to-person infections are rare. The

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:18 pm

FLASHBACK: When Conservative Media Didn’t Care Bush’s Bird Flu Czar Had … – Media Matters for America (blog)


Media Matters for America (blog)

FLASHBACK: When Conservative Media Didn't Care Bush's Bird Flu Czar Had
Media Matters for America (blog)
Except, apparently, when the president was George Bush, the health fear was the bird flu virus, and Bush's czar had no medical background. Note that prior to becoming the nation's bird flu czar, Bush's point-person served as general counsel for Amtrak.
Fox's Cavuto to Republicans Outraged at Ebola Czar: 'Shut Up'Mediaite
What's the deal with the czars in America's political scene?The Center For Investigative Reporting
Cavuto: Stop attacking Ebola czar Ron KlainFox News
Washington Post (blog) -The Week Magazine -Fox Business
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:41 pm

India loses WTO dispute over bird flu curbs – Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle

India loses WTO dispute over bird flu curbs
Deccan Chronicle
Geneva/Washington: India broke World Trade Organization rules by blocking imports of US poultry and other farm products because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, a WTO dispute panel ruled on Tuesday, potentially opening up an estimated $300 million a …
India loses WTO dispute over bird flu curbs on US poultryLivemint
WTO Asks India to Lift Ban on US Poultry ProductsNDTV

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Posted on 15 October 2014 | 2:55 am

As Ebola Spreads, a Look Back at Bird Flu – Emergency Management


As Ebola Spreads, a Look Back at Bird Flu
Emergency Management
The so-called bird flu elicited a widespread government response, including a white paper from then-President George W. Bush's White House laying out the strategies should the flu reach pandemic levels in the United States. There were worries at the

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Posted on 14 October 2014 | 3:12 pm

Bird Flu Protection’s New One-Two Punch: ‘Priming’ With One Vaccine, Then … – Medical Daily


Medical Daily

Bird Flu Protection's New One-Two Punch: 'Priming' With One Vaccine, Then
Medical Daily
Researchers have discovered that a vaccine protecting against an old avian flu strain can prepare the immune system to better respond when injected with another vaccine against a new avian flu strain. In addition, when the new vaccine was combined with …
Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu'Philly.com
China approves veterinary bird flu vaccineGlobalMeatNews.com

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Posted on 7 October 2014 | 8:06 pm

Russia Reports First Cases Of Deadly Bird Flu In Two Years – Business Insider


Russia Reports First Cases Of Deadly Bird Flu In Two Years
Business Insider
PARIS (Reuters) – Russia has reported the first cases of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus in nearly two years in villages in Southern Russia, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. Domestic chickens, geese and ducks were

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Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:03 pm

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

Bird Flu Breaks Out in South Korea

Pyongyang, October 19 (KCNA) — Ducks were found to be infected with bird flu at duck farms in Sanpho-myon and Kumchon-myon in Raju City, South Jolla Province, south Korea, according to the south Korean KBS on Oct. 17.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:32 am

Downing Streets Ebola panic is a classic case of the politics of fear

Remember Sars? What about bird flu? Here we are again with the latest pandemic, having our insecurities cynically exploited No one can tell me if Ebola is the worst plague since, variously, Aids, Sars, BSE or the black death. All I hear is that it might be. I do not mind being told no one knows. But what do I make of a prime minister who emerges from his Cobra bunker and declares a very serious …

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 5:30 am

WTO rules against India on restricting US chicken imports

Geneva (AFP) – The World Trade Organisation ruled Tuesday against India in a complaint brought by the United States concerning restrictions imposed over bird flu fears that halted poultry imports.

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 7:46 pm

India loses WTO dispute over bird flu curbs on U.S. poultry

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – India broke World Trade Organization rules by blocking U.S. poultry imports because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, a WTO dispute panel ruled on Tuesday. India had claimed its import restrictions were justified by international rules on animal health, but the panel agreed with the United States and found that India's measures were not based on international …

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 3:32 pm

As Ebola spreads, a look back at bird flu

Nine years ago this month country fought bird flu

Posted on 14 October 2014 | 12:30 pm

Research Indicates Bird Flu Vaccines Can Benefit From Use Of Adjuvants

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The authors of two new studies published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) analyzed the use of different types of vaccines to help better prevent and control pandemic bird flu virus. In one of the studies , Saint Louis University professor of infectious diseases, allergy and immunology Dr. Robert Belshe and …

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 2:13 pm

Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu'

Title: Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu' Category: Health News Created: 10/7/2014 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 5:51 am

JAMA Findings Reveal Vaccine Approach to Fight Pandemic Bird Flu

A Saint Louis University study in JAMA reveals a vaccination strategy researchers can continue to study to protect people from bird flu that has the potential to become epidemic.

Posted on 7 October 2014 | 8:29 pm

Russia reports first case of deadly bird flu in two years

Russia has reported the first cases of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus in nearly two years in villages in Southern Russia, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday.

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:00 pm

Russia reports first cases of deadly bird flu in two years

PARIS (Reuters) – Russia has reported the first cases of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus in nearly two years in villages in Southern Russia, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. Domestic chickens, geese and ducks were found infected with the H5N1 serotype of the disease on Sept. 1 in two villages in the Altai Krai region near the border with Kazakhstan, the OIE …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:49 pm