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India loses dispute over bird flu curbs on US poultry – Western Producer (subscription)


India loses dispute over bird flu curbs on US poultry
Western Producer (subscription)
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 last week. India had claimed its import restrictions were justified by international

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 9:09 pm

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

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

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
Cavuto: Stop attacking Ebola czar Ron KlainFox News
Ebola paranoia driven by fear – or just racism?Los Angeles Wave Newspapers
Washington Post (blog) -The Center For Investigative Reporting
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 2:41 pm

India loses WTO dispute over bird flu curbs on US poultry – Reuters


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India loses WTO dispute over bird flu curbs on US poultry
Reuters
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
India loses WTO dispute over bird flu curbsDeccan Chronicle

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Posted on 14 October 2014 | 2:55 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 …
China approves veterinary bird flu vaccineGlobalMeatNews.com
Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu'Philly.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

UN Agency Issues Warning on New Strain of Bird Flu – Occupational Health and Safety


Occupational Health and Safety

UN Agency Issues Warning on New Strain of Bird Flu
Occupational Health and Safety
The virus has been detected in poultry in China, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, and Viet Nam, according to a statement released by the Rome-based FAO that says this bird flu strain is highly contagious in chickens, geese, and other poultry
Newly-detected bird flu in Southeast AsiaThe Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
New bird flu strain causing concern for poultry producers in SE AsiaFoodNavigator-Asia.com
New Strain of Bird Flu Causing ConcernStackyard

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Posted on 23 September 2014 | 7:18 am

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

Flu at the zoo and other disasters: Experts help animal exhibitors prepare for the worst

Here are three disaster scenarios for zoo or aquarium managers: One, a wildfire lunges towards your facility, threatening your staff and hundreds of zoo animals. Two, hurricane floodwaters pour into your basement, where thousands of exotic fish and marine mammals live in giant tanks. Three, local poultry farmers report avian influenza (bird flu) in their chickens, a primary source of protein for …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 2:34 pm

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