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Togo slaughters 11500 chickens after H5N1 bird flu outbreak – Reuters


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Togo slaughters 11500 chickens after H5N1 bird flu outbreak
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Highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu has spread across a number of West African countries in the past two years, hitting poultry farms in Niger and Cameroon. The outbreaks across West Africa have raised fears of transmission to humans, given poor health …
Togo announces campaign to combat bird flu outbreakMedical Xpress

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Posted on 27 August 2016 | 6:02 pm

Hong Kong bans all poultry imports from bird flu hit Togo | Africanews – africanews


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Hong Kong bans all poultry imports from bird flu hit Togo | Africanews
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Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has announced a total ban on the importation of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from Togo.

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Posted on 26 August 2016 | 8:28 pm

Devastating bird flu strain found in US wild duck, USDA says – Fox News


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Devastating bird flu strain found in US wild duck, USDA says
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The type of avian flu that led to the deaths of about 50 million U.S. chickens and turkeys last year has been found in the country for the first time in 14 months, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday. The USDA said it detected the H5N2
First case of H5N2 bird flu found in AlaskaKTUU.com
Is bird flu about to make a comeback?BABW News
Migratory duck tests positive for bird flu in FairbanksAlaska Public Radio Network
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Posted on 26 August 2016 | 6:52 pm

USDA finds deadly bird flu strain in wild duck in Alaska – Reuters


USDA finds deadly bird flu strain in wild duck in Alaska
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CHICAGO Aug 26 The same strain of avian flu that led to the deaths of about 50 million birds in the United States last year has been found in a wild duck in Alaska, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday. The strain, H5N2, has not been found

Posted on 26 August 2016 | 6:02 pm

Nigeria: Bird Flu – Premium Poultry Farms Bounces Back With 180000 Birds – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria: Bird Flu – Premium Poultry Farms Bounces Back With 180000 Birds
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In January this year, the nation witnessed the worst disaster ever in the poultry industry when bird flu caused heavy losses to farmers across the country. Premium Poultry Farms, one of the biggest farms in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja
Sanderson Farms still bouncing back from bird flu and mixed market pricesFood Dive

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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 12:00 pm

African Poultry Wrap: Zambian Supplies Firm as West Africa Suffers Bird Flu Woes – ThePoultrySite.com


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African Poultry Wrap: Zambian Supplies Firm as West Africa Suffers Bird Flu Woes
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West Africa is the region that has been hardest hit by bird flu outbreaks this year. However, the Ghanaian Ministry of Food and Agriculture says the country's poultry industry has remained resilient despite being among the most affected markets by bird

Posted on 24 August 2016 | 7:43 am

Chickens flock back to Minnesota’s State Fair, others after bird flu outbreak – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Chickens flock back to Minnesota's State Fair, others after bird flu outbreak
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MINNEAPOLIS — Chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese are flocking back to state fairs across the country after a one-year absence due to a historic bird flu outbreak that forced a ban on live poultry exhibitions in several states. The outbreak of the

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Posted on 20 August 2016 | 4:38 pm

Odisha: Chicken deaths spark bird flu scare | The Indian Express – The Indian Express


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Odisha: Chicken deaths spark bird flu scare | The Indian Express
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Veterinary experts who inspected the poultry farm allayed fears of flu and said chickens died of coccidiosis disease.

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Posted on 17 August 2016 | 9:56 am

Maryland extends emergency bird-flu orders | Local News … – Herald-Mail Media


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Maryland extends emergency bird-flu orders | Local News …
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The Maryland Department of Agriculture recently extended emergency quarantine orders for all poultry to prevent avian influenza — a serious disease that has …

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Posted on 12 August 2016 | 11:04 am

After Bird Flu Hiatus, Poultry Returns To County Fairs « WCCO … – CBS Local


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After Bird Flu Hiatus, Poultry Returns To County Fairs « WCCO …
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ANOKA, Minn. (WCCO) — Poultry is making its return to the county fair scene after a one year hiatus over fears of bird flu. The outbreak of the virus impacted 9 …
25,000 Birds destroyed since January following Bird flu | Health …GhanaWeb

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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 11:15 pm

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Togo slaughters 11,500 chickens after H5N1 bird flu outbreak LOME Togolese authorities said on Saturday they had slaughtered 11,500 chickens in response to an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu at two farms in the capital Lome and the town of Adetikope, about 25 km …

Posted on 28 August 2016 | 8:09 pm

H5N2 bird flu strain gets detected in Alaskan mallard

Bird flu wiped out large populations of edible birds in 2015, and its threat may be looming again. One year after the bird flu outbreak of 2015, fears of another similar event have returned with a vengeance. These fears, according to reports, have been …

Posted on 28 August 2016 | 7:52 pm

Last years avian flu outbreak which led to the death of almost 50 million turkeys in the US has been discovered in Alaska

The bird flu strain that wiped out millions of turkeys and chickens in the Midwest last year has been found in Alaska for the first time. State health officials say a positive sample of a highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian flu came from a mallard duck.

Posted on 28 August 2016 | 4:38 pm

Birds make a comeback at Washington County Fair

EVAN LAWRENCE Special to The Post-Star 18 hrs ago 0 EASTON — The poultry barn at the Washington County Fair is full of clucks and quacks and cock-a-doodle-doos again after being closed last year due to a national avian flu epidemic. “We were missed …

Posted on 28 August 2016 | 9:03 am

Is bird flu about to make a comeback?

Last year 50 millions birds were carrying the devastating H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) reaching over 15 states in the U.S. Now people are being urged to take precautions as the bird flu has now been detected in a wild mallard duck in Alaska and worries are …

Posted on 28 August 2016 | 3:28 am

Togo slaughters 11,500 chickens after H5N1 bird flu outbreak

LOME (Reuters) – Togolese authorities said on Saturday they had slaughtered 11,500 chickens in response to an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu at two farms in the capital Lome and the town of Adetikope, about 25 km north of Lome. “We are in the presence of the …

Posted on 28 August 2016 | 3:21 am

Avian Influenza is back in the U.S: An outbreak is feared

A case of H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI) was detected in a wild mallard duck in Alaska and people are urged to take precautions. Last year, the virus affected more than 50 million birds in 15 different states. The new case is an alert for a possible wave that …

Posted on 27 August 2016 | 5:40 pm

Avian Flu Similar To 2015 Outbreak Found In Alaska

The same strain of avian flu that killed around 50 million chickens and turkeys in the United States last year has resurfaced after 14 months, according to the US Department of Agriculture. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists found the H5N2 …

Posted on 27 August 2016 | 1:00 am

Avian Flu Found in Wild Duck in Alaska

A highly lethal form of avian flu was detected in a wild mallard duck in Alaska, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said Friday, reigniting fears of a return of the virus that hasn’t been spotted in the country for more than a year. It is the same …

Posted on 26 August 2016 | 8:59 pm

Migratory duck tests positive for bird flu in Fairbanks

A sample taken from a south migrating mallard duck in Fairbanks, has tested positive for bird flu. Avian influence is carried by wild birds, but the disease is far more deadly to domestic poultry. State Veterinarian Dr. Bob Gerlach said only low pathogen …

Posted on 26 August 2016 | 4:10 pm