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Indian State Orders Culling After Bird Flu Outbreak – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Indian State Orders Culling After Bird Flu Outbreak
Wall Street Journal
The H5N1 bird flu was also detected on poultry farms in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom this month, according to the World Organization for Animal Health. “German authorities have also found the virus in a wild bird,” the report said.
India orders culling after bird flu outbreaks in KeralaReuters
Bird flu: Tamil Nadu halts transportation of chicken from KeralaIBNLive
Kerala Orders Culling After Bird Flu OutbreaksNDTV
BBC News -Daily News & Analysis
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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 1:59 am

Thanksgiving turkey recall for bird flu infection: Truth or a hoax? – Syracuse.com


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Thanksgiving turkey recall for bird flu infection: Truth or a hoax?
Syracuse.com
However, it appears that the virus has recently developed the ability to move from bird hosts into humans. The results could be disastrous. In studies done with the newly transmissible virus, it showed similar abilities to infect humans as the avian
Turkey Recall Hoax: 'Millions of Birds Infected With Bird Flu' Ahead of International Business Times, India Edition
Fake turkey recall causes confusionwreg.com

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 8:05 pm

St. Lucia bans UK poultry products due to bird flu – Fox News Latino


St. Lucia bans UK poultry products due to bird flu
Fox News Latino
The government of St. Lucia has established a temporary restriction on the importation of U.K. poultry and poultry products after an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza flu was detected in Britain earlier this month. "The importation ban is

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 4:36 pm

Avian flu in Kerala likely to impact Tamil Nadu – The Hindu


The Hindu

Avian flu in Kerala likely to impact Tamil Nadu
The Hindu
After the Bhopal-based National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases confirmed that avian influenza, known as bird flu or avian flu, had caused the death of 17,000 ducks in Alappuzha, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts, the Tamil Nadu

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 2:48 am

Ministers considering cuts to farm checks for avian flu and other diseases – The Guardian


The Guardian

Ministers considering cuts to farm checks for avian flu and other diseases
The Guardian
Ministers have been privately considering plans to cut back on health inspections to fight avian flu, as well as a swath of other animal welfare and farm inspections, even though a new bird flu strain has been found in the UK and is considered to pose
New Bird Flu Strain Reaches EuropeVoice of America
New bird flu strain in Europe threatens poultry sector, UN agency warnsUN News Centre
Germany orders some poultry kept inside to protect against bird fluReuters
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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 9:02 pm

Karnataka on high alert over bird flu scare – Times of India


Karnataka on high alert over bird flu scare
Times of India
BENGALURU: Karnataka is on high alert following outbreak of bird flu (avian influenza) in the neighboring Kerala. The death of 7,000 ducks reportedly due to the disease at Kottayam in Kerala has prompted the government to take precautionary measures.

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 7:46 pm

New Strain of Bird Flu Prompts a Warning for Farmers – New York Times


New Strain of Bird Flu Prompts a Warning for Farmers
New York Times
A new, lethal strain of bird flu detected this month on poultry farms in Britain and the Netherlands has now been reported in Germany, among both domesticated birds and a wild bird, international agriculture authorities said Monday. A warning posted by

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 2:12 am

Bird Flu Forces Dutch Church to Hold Drive-In Service – NBCNews.com


Bird Flu Forces Dutch Church to Hold Drive-In Service
NBCNews.com
An outbreak of a highly infectious strain of bird flu at a Dutch farm forced an evangelical church to hold a drive-in service Sunday. Earlier in the week hundreds of hens, chickens, pigeons, rabbits and guinea pigs had taken up residence in the church

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:42 pm

Bird flu is major threat to poultry along migration routes: FAO/OIE – Reuters


Bird flu is major threat to poultry along migration routes: FAO/OIE
Reuters
Germany, the Netherlands and Britain have reported cases this month of the H5N8 highly pathogenic bird flu, which is similar to one that devastated poultry flocks in South Korea earlier this year, but has never been detected in humans. In a joint

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 2:36 pm

Germany reports second case of bird flu: H5N8 found in wild bird – Reuters


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Germany reports second case of bird flu: H5N8 found in wild bird
Reuters
Some 5,000 birds were infected by the disease, of which 1,880 died. Dutch health authorities on Saturday were destroying 8,000 ducks to prevent the possible spread of bird flu, which has infected three farms in a week in the Netherlands, a leading
Bird flu sees Swiss ban UK, Dutch poultrySBS
New Bird Flu Cluster Identified in NetherlandsABC News
FACTBOX: Bird flu concerns hit Europe as cases found in poultryFox News
Reuters UK -Driffield Today
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 5:31 pm

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

Q&A on avian bird flu

As the poultry sector waits to find out if the outbreak of high pathogenic avian influenza in East Yorkshire can be contained, the British Poultry Council has issued the following Q&A guide to the problem.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 11:47 pm

There’s no ducking bird flu scare for South India’s poultry industry

The outbreak of bird flu among ducks in central Kerala has had a cascading effect on the poultry sector in the South with sales of both chicken and eggs taking a hit in the past two days.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 6:30 pm

Bird flu hits poultry sales in Kerala

Big issue: A view of a poultry farm in Ramanathapuram district (file photo).

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 12:44 pm

As bird flu spreads, shortage of preventive drugs a worry

Avian influenza or bird flu, first detected in ducks in Kerala's Alappuzha district, was confirmed in Aymanam in Kottayam and Peringad in Pathanamthitta on Tuesday. Bird flu was also confirmed in a broiler chicken farm near Kottayam, raising the specter of an epidemic.

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 5:22 am

India Reports Bird Flu Virus in Kerala State

India's report marks the first cases of the disease in the country since February this year, the World Organization for Animal Health said — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 9:29 pm

India orders culling after bird flu outbreaks in Kerala

PARIS (Reuters) – India has found two outbreaks of a highly contagious bird flu virus in the southern state of Kerala, prompting the authorities to cull more than 200,000 birds, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. The virus itself killed about 15,000 infected ducks in Kottayam and another 500 in nearby Alappuzha, the first cases of the disease in the country since …

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 6:40 pm

New Bird Flu Strain Reaches Europe

A new strain of bird flu – known as H5N8 – has been detected in Europe. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says it poses a serious threat to poultry there. African countries have been put on alert for possible cases. The FAO’s Ian Douglas says researchers have been monitoring the spread of H5N8. “We have been following this particular strain for quite some time. It’ been detected …

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 3:21 pm

Bird flu outbreak in Kerala: Tamil Nadu poultry farmers take precautionary measures

Though there is no avian flu outbreak in Tamil Nadu, poultry farmers across the state have taken precautionary measures.

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 1:30 pm

Bird flu is major threat to poultry along migration routes, officials say

A bird flu strain found in Europe represents a major threat to the poultry industry in countries crossed by migrating wild birds, two intergovernmental organizations said on Monday.

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 3:30 pm

Bird flu is major threat to poultry along migration routes: FAO/OIE

PARIS (Reuters) – A bird flu strain found in Europe represents a major threat to the poultry industry in countries crossed by migrating wild birds, two intergovernmental organizations said on Monday. Germany, the Netherlands and Britain have reported cases this month of the H5N8 highly pathogenic bird flu, which is similar to one that devastated poultry flocks in South Korea earlier this year …

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 2:30 pm