| Latest News, Videos and Live Video

Thursday October 2nd 2014

Bird Flu News Avian Influenza H7N9/H5N1 Latest Real-Time Updates

Bird Flu Avian Influenza H7N9/H5N1 latest news updated in real-time by rss feeds

Bird Flu – Google News

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 – Reuters


Russia reports first cases of deadly bird flu in two years
Reuters
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

and more »

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 4:50 pm

Egypt reports human H5N1 avian flu in Giza infant – Outbreak News Today


Outbreak News Today

Egypt reports human H5N1 avian flu in Giza infant
Outbreak News Today
However, the people at FluTrackers point out that this is the fifth case of the bird flu, writing on their site, “We have a record of 4 previous cases. 3 were announced by the Ministry of Health of Egypt and 1 was announced by the Ministry of Health of

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:37 pm

FAO warning over new bird flu strain – FarmersWeekly


FAO warning over new bird flu strain
FarmersWeekly
A new strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in south-east Asia represents a serious threat to animal health and livelihoods in the region, and must be closely monitored, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned. Chinese

and more »

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 2:54 pm

México: Drought and bird flu raise chicken meat prices – WorldPoultry.net


México: Drought and bird flu raise chicken meat prices
WorldPoultry.net
The effects of the bird flu crisis of 2013 and the drought in the United States which has lasted for two years still have an impact on the Mexican economy and thus on the pockets of consumers. In the first half of September, the price of chicken meat

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 8:06 am

Newly-detected bird flu in Southeast Asia poses threat to animal health … – UN News Centre


UN News Centre

Newly-detected bird flu in Southeast Asia poses threat to animal health
UN News Centre
22 September 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today warned that a recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus detected in poultry in Southeast Asia presents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods and must be …
UN: H5N6 Avian Flu Strain 'Particularly Worrisome' As It Sweeps Southeast AsiaInternational Business Times
UN Agency Issues Warning on New Strain of Bird FluOccupational Health and Safety
New bird flu strain causing concern for poultry producers in SE AsiaFoodNavigator-Asia.com
Stackyard
all 19 news articles »

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 3:58 pm

VIETNAM PRESS-Vietnam faces high risk of H5N6 bird flu outbreak – Tuoi Tre – Daily Mail


VIETNAM PRESS-Vietnam faces high risk of H5N6 bird flu outbreak – Tuoi Tre
Daily Mail
More than 2,000 poultries in Vietnam infected with the H5N6 bird flu virus have been destroyed, with most poultries were "tightly related to smuggling from China", where people died from the virus, the Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper quoted the agriculture …
Vietnam urges to prevent A/H5N6SGGP

all 3 news articles »

Posted on 5 September 2014 | 2:20 am

Deadly Bird Flu In Seals Could Threaten Humans – Nature World News


Nature World News

Deadly Bird Flu In Seals Could Threaten Humans
Nature World News
"This study highlights a gain-of-function experiment that occurred in nature and shows us there are avian flu viruses out there beyond H5N1 and H7N9 that could pose a threat to humans," co-author Stacey Schultz-Cherry, and infectious disease experts

and more »

Posted on 4 September 2014 | 8:58 pm

Hong Kong bans New Jersey poultry after bird flu outbreak – JOC.com


Hong Kong bans New Jersey poultry after bird flu outbreak
JOC.com
Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has banned the import of poultry meat and products into the territory from Salem County, New Jersey, following an outbreak of avian influenza in the U.S. state. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE

and more »

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 7:51 am

China poultry farm hit in new outbreak of H5N6 bird flu – Reuters


China poultry farm hit in new outbreak of H5N6 bird flu
Reuters
The National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory confirmed that the geese had the H5N6 virus. In May, a 49-year-old man in China's Sichuan province died of the H5N6 bird flu virus, which domestic media described as the world's first known human …
Bird flu strikes China again; 18000 chickens die at a farmTimes of India
H5N6 bird flu reported in NE ChinaCCTV

all 42 news articles »

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:05 am

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

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

A parent's worst nightmare: When a fever turns out to be cancer

Flu like symptoms aren't always what they seem. For one Utah boy, there was much more at risk.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:51 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

AMERICAN RED CROSS: Preparing for flu season

If you are at high risk for developing flu-related complications, make sure you get a flu shot as soon as it is available. Prevention is the best possible preparation for flu season and a flu shot will give you the best protection.

Posted on 28 September 2014 | 10:15 pm

FAO warning over new bird flu strain

A new strain of avian influenza virus in poultry in south-east Asia represents a serious threat to animal health and livelihoods in the region, and must be closely monitored, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned.

Posted on 28 September 2014 | 2:09 am

US issues new rules for university germ research

The Obama administration is tightening oversight of high-stakes scientific research involving dangerous germs that could raise biosecurity concerns, imposing new safety rules on universities and other …

Posted on 25 September 2014 | 11:12 am

UN: H5N6 Avian Flu Strain 'Particularly Worrisome' As It Sweeps Southeast Asia

The United Nations is raising the alarm about a new strain of avian influenza virus that has stricken poultry across Southeast Asia, the latest in a string of deadly diseases to ravish foul in recent years. The bird flu variety, commonly known as A(H5N6) or simply H5N6, causes a high death rate in the chickens and geese it infects and was first detected by authorities in China in April, but it …

Posted on 23 September 2014 | 6:14 pm

Newly-Detected Bird Flu in Southeast Asia

22 September 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ) today warned that a recently-emerged strain of avian influenza virus detected in poultry in Southeast Asia presents a new threat to animal health and livelihoods and must be closely monitored.

Posted on 23 September 2014 | 3:31 am

"95% Coverage": China's Medical Gains and Gaps

No SARS or bird-flu epidemic has hit China for years, and the ebola outbreak is fortunately far away, but the world's biggest country is in precarious health. By many measures, the Chinese medical picture has brightened. After two decades of huge cracks in coverage following the end of regimented Communism, Chinese [...]

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 3:01 pm

An evolutionary approach to epidemics

An evolutionary analysis of public health data during a major disease outbreak, such as bird flu, E. coli contamination of food or the current Ebola outbreak could help the emergency services plan their response and contain the disease more effectively.

Posted on 10 September 2014 | 8:21 am