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VN tackles latest avian flu outbreak – VietNamNet Bridge


VietNamNet Bridge

VN tackles latest avian flu outbreak
VietNamNet Bridge
VietNamNet Bridge – The H5N6 strain of avian flu, which recently reappeared in Viet Nam, could easily spread to more birds and even humans, vice head of the Veterinary Department under the health ministry Dam Xuan Thanh warned at a meeting …
Warning Issued in Vietnam for Avian Flu H5N6Prensa Latina

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Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:19 am

Rare flu forms ‘may lead to vaccine bonanza’ – Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

Rare flu forms 'may lead to vaccine bonanza'
Belfast Telegraph
Exposure to an unfamiliar flu strain causes the immune system to release broadly effective antibodies, the study shows. The find raises the possibility of vaccinating people against H5N1 and H7N9 bird flu strains, even though neither has caused an
Rarer forms of flu could help with vaccineGeelong Advertiser

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Posted on 26 August 2014 | 2:07 am

Almost 500 Pheasants Killed by H5N6 Bird Flu in Viet Nam – ThePoultrySite.com


Almost 500 Pheasants Killed by H5N6 Bird Flu in Viet Nam
ThePoultrySite.com
VIET NAM – The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Lao Cai. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 1 on Friday, 22 August. According to the report, the …

Posted on 25 August 2014 | 9:12 am

Sloppy science blamed for US bird flu scare – Western Producer (subscription)


Sloppy science blamed for US bird flu scare
Western Producer (subscription)
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Reuters) — A U.S. government scientist working with bird flu rushed through lab procedures to get to a staff meeting, setting off what could have been a fatal mishap, health officials said last week. They said the U.S. Centers for

Posted on 21 August 2014 | 8:39 pm

CDC Accidentally Shipped A Deadly Avian Flu Virus To Department of Agriculture – The Inquisitr


The Inquisitr

CDC Accidentally Shipped A Deadly Avian Flu Virus To Department of Agriculture
The Inquisitr
CDC scientists took some shortcuts and accidentally sent samples of a deadly bird flu virus to a Department of Agriculture laboratory earlier this year, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated. According to the
Human Error at CDC Almost Unleashes Bird Flu and Smallpox in the USChinatopix

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Posted on 18 August 2014 | 5:00 pm

CDC scientist kept quiet about bird flu blunder – Mohave Valley News


Medical Daily

CDC scientist kept quiet about bird flu blunder
Mohave Valley News
The accident happened in January at the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A lab scientist accidently mixed a deadly strain of bird flu with a tamer strain, and sent the mix to another CDC lab and to an outside
Haste Caused CDC Bird Flu Contamination?Scientist
CDC Scientist Mishandled Bird Flu Virus Earlier This Year; Risked Cross Medical Daily
Efforts stepped up to curb bird fluSGGP
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Posted on 18 August 2014 | 8:41 am

Suspected bird flu hits ducks in Indonesian province – The Nation


Suspected bird flu hits ducks in Indonesian province
The Nation
Many duck raisers in Bandung regency, West Java in Indonesia have suffered big losses after thousands of their ducks suddenly died recently from what is suspected to have been the avian influenza virus, also known as bird flu. Duck farmer Didi, who

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Posted on 18 August 2014 | 7:41 am

CDC scientist took shortcuts handling deadly bird flu virus, investigation finds. – Washington Post


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CDC scientist took shortcuts handling deadly bird flu virus, investigation finds.
Washington Post
An investigation into the mistaken shipment of deadly bird flu virus from a government laboratory earlier this year found that a scientist took shortcuts to speed up the work and accidentally contaminated the samples, the Centers for Disease Control
Lab Scientist Kept Quiet About Bird Flu Blunder, CDC SaysHuffington Post
Lethal bird flu cocktail sent out of lab accidentally, went unreported – CDCRT (blog)
CDC explains mix-up with deadly H5N1 avian fluScience Now
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Posted on 15 August 2014 | 6:40 pm

Vietnam detects first H5N6 bird flu in poultries – Thanh Nien Daily


Thanh Nien Daily

Vietnam detects first H5N6 bird flu in poultries
Thanh Nien Daily
The H5N6 avian flu strain has been found for the first time in Vietnam in two poultry farms in northern and central Vietnam, the health ministry said Thursday. The virus was detected in a chicken farm in Lang Son Province, which borders China, and a
H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak in Vietnamese ProvincesThePoultrySite.com
H5N6 bird flu virus found for first time in VietnamTuoitrenews

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Posted on 15 August 2014 | 10:35 am

Ebola, MERS and Bird Flu ‘a worry’ – SBS


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Ebola, MERS and Bird Flu 'a worry'
SBS
"Bird Flu is the other one that I worry about. "Bird flu has been around for quite a few years but it's still there and it has quite a high mortality rate and if that ever develops the potential to effectively transmit itself between people then it
Killer diseases just 'a plane fight away' from Australia9 News
What are your chances of getting Ebola?Boston Globe
Rigid airline ticketing helps cause spread of diseaseBangkok Post
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Posted on 5 August 2014 | 4:39 am

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

Rarer flu 'could help with vaccine'

Rarer forms of flu may be the key to producing a vaccine that protects against many different strains, scientists believe.

Posted on 25 August 2014 | 7:00 pm

CDC Scientist Kept Quiet About Flu Blunder – Report

CDC officials have called the incident the most worrisome in a series of lab safety problems at the government agency.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 1:03 am

Oops! U.S. government scientist accidentally sends deadly bird-flu strain to outside lab and doesn’t tell anyone

The accident happened in January at the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 11:19 pm

CDC accidentally contaminated bird flu samples because scientist had to rush to a meeting

A government lab team discovered a potentially hazardous bird flu contamination issue and didn't report it until other scientists began to notice that something was off a full month later, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in a report released today. First, one government scientist rushed through a procedure and, in the process, contaminated a tame strain of bird flu with …

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 9:53 pm

CDC: Scientist kept mum about dangerous bird flu blunder

Internal investigation finds fault with scientist who mixed up dangerous lab samples

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 8:25 pm

In CDC bird flu mix-up, U.S. agency cites sloppy science, failed reporting

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. government scientist working with bird flu rushed through lab procedures in order to get to a staff meeting, setting off what could have been a fatal mishap, health officials said on Friday. They said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lab worker, who was not identified, allotted only about half the time necessary to carry out …

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 6:18 pm

Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

NEW YORK (AP) — A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed something fishy, according to an internal investigation.

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 5:31 pm

US lawmakers question oversight of potentially dangerous experiments

As U.S. lawmakers investigate the anthrax and bird flu breaches at a federal laboratory, they have begun to question whether outside oversight of research using dangerous microbes is as independent as federal agencies claim.   

Posted on 13 August 2014 | 12:18 pm

U.S. rolls back oversight of potentially dangerous experiments

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) – As U.S. lawmakers investigate the anthrax and bird flu breaches at a federal laboratory, they have begun to question whether outside oversight of research using dangerous microbes is as independent as federal agencies claim.        They are scrutinizing the actions of the nation's leading biomedical research institute, the National Institutes of Health …

Posted on 13 August 2014 | 11:27 am

Insight – U.S. rolls back oversight of potentially dangerous experiments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As U.S. lawmakers investigate the anthrax and bird flu breaches at a federal laboratory, they have begun to question whether outside oversight of research using dangerous microbes is as independent as federal agencies claim.

Posted on 13 August 2014 | 5:32 am