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New step towards eradication of H5N1 bird flu – Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

New step towards eradication of H5N1 bird flu
Medical Xpress
"Avian flu is on the top list of notifiable diseases of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) because of its high economic cost and risk to human health," says project leader Dr Farhid Hemmatzadeh, Senior Lecturer in Virology in the School of

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Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:26 am

Learning From Past Viral Epidemics, Asia Readies for Possible Ebola Outbreak – TIME


TIME

Learning From Past Viral Epidemics, Asia Readies for Possible Ebola Outbreak
TIME
Avian flu also pummeled this area around the same time, and outbreaks of virulent influenza strains perennially menace the region. “The most likely scenario, if we have an imported case of Ebola, is that there will be some risk of having secondary

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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 7:34 am

OIE notified of multiple bird flu outbreaks in China – GlobalMeatNews.com


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OIE notified of multiple bird flu outbreaks in China
GlobalMeatNews.com
In total, 16 new outbreaks of H5N1 have been reported across eight different regions, the cases have been predominantly discovered at live bird trade markets. Two new strains of highly pathogenic avian influenza – H5N8 and H5N3 – have also been …
Avian Flu Scan for Oct 27, 2014CIDRAP

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Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:36 am

Bird flu outbreak in Gorontalo, thousands of chickens culled – Jakarta Post


Jakarta Post

Bird flu outbreak in Gorontalo, thousands of chickens culled
Jakarta Post
The cull: Officials from the Gorontalo administration's rapid response unit for animal-borne infectious diseases kill chickens that tested positive for bird flu in Dumati village, Telaga Biru district, Gorontalo regency, on Saturday evening. (JP

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 10:38 am

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)
Fox News continues to lead the conservative attack on Ron Klain, whom President Obama appointed as the administration's Ebola coordinator, termed by some a "czar," to help direct the government's response to the rare virus and its arrival in Dallas, Texas.
Fox's Cavuto to Republicans Outraged at Ebola Czar: 'Shut Up'Mediaite
Health 'czar' controversies are a Washington tradition. But a Bush czar thinks Washington Post (blog)
Cavuto: Stop attacking Ebola czar Ron KlainFox News
OCRegister -The Week Magazine
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:41 pm

As Ebola spreads, a look back at bird flu – STLtoday.com


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As Ebola spreads, a look back at bird flu
STLtoday.com
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 | 12:36 pm

Ebola is bad. But the flu is worse. – Politico


Politico

Ebola is bad. But the flu is worse.
Politico
Ten years ago this week, the United States lost nearly half its flu vaccine supply overnight when British regulators detected contamination at a manufacturing facility. U.S. flu planners, who had been eyeing the reemergence of a deadly form of bird flu
Flu clinics setUniversity at Buffalo Reporter

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Posted on 8 October 2014 | 11:38 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 …
Double Vaccine Dose Fights Pandemic Bird FluLaboratory Equipment
China approves veterinary bird flu vaccineGlobalMeatNews.com
Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu'Philly.com
Newswise (press release)
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Posted on 7 October 2014 | 8:06 pm

Russia reports first case of deadly bird flu in two years – Fox News


Fox News

Russia reports first case of deadly bird flu in two years
Fox News
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 reported on its website, citing data submitted by the Russian

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 11:48 am

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

New Step Towards Eradication of H5N1 Bird Flu

A University of Adelaide-led project has developed a new test that can distinguish between birds that have been vaccinated against the H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus or "bird flu" with those that have been naturally infected.

Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:03 pm

In Guangdong, nervy Chinese ramp up Ebola watch

By Yimou Lee HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese authorities have identified the southern province of Guangdong, home to Asia's biggest African population, as a frontline in their efforts to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering mainland China. The province bordering Hong Kong has proven susceptible to infectious diseases in the past, shouldering a large share of SARS and bird flu cases …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:00 am

Learning From Past Viral Epidemics, Asia Readies for Possible Ebola Outbreak

Recent experiences with SARS and bird flu make Asian nations especially skittish when faced with the possibility of an Ebola outbreak

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 6:42 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

Online seller of illegally imported meat from China fined $8,400

SINGAPORE – A woman who was selling meat products from China online to a Singaporean audience has been fined $8,400 in court on Tuesday for the illegal imports. The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a statement that it received public feedback in August regarding the online sale of meat products, such as duck, beef and chicken. AVA officers then posed as buyers to …

Posted on 15 October 2014 | 12:53 pm

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

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