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Bird Flu – Google News

State steps up vigil against spread of bird flu – The Hindu


State steps up vigil against spread of bird flu
The Hindu
The Animal Husbandry Department has intensified disease surveillance and emergency response measures across the State, following the outbreak of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in Karnataka earlier this month. “Kerala is not really at risk, as the disease

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 12:07 am

Bird flu: meeting discusses preventive measures – The Hindu


Bird flu: meeting discusses preventive measures
The Hindu
The district administration has launched effective steps to contain spreading of bird flu. The initiative was following the outbreak of the disease in Karnataka. A total of 60 rapid response teams have been formed to monitor the situation across the

Posted on 29 May 2016 | 12:33 am

State govt. bans poultry from Bidar after bird flu scare – The Hindu


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State govt. bans poultry from Bidar after bird flu scare
The Hindu
Following the outbreak of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in Bidar district of Karnataka, the entry of poultry, including ducks, eggs and egg products, chicken, meat and feed from that State has been banned by Tamil Nadu. Vehicles from that State are being
Business as usual in Namakkal as bird flu fear fails to dampen spiritsThe New Indian Express
Tamil Nadu moves to check spread of bird fluTimes of India

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Posted on 29 May 2016 | 12:03 am

Cameroon bans sale of poultry in capital after bird flu outbreak – Africanews (press release)


Africanews (press release)

Cameroon bans sale of poultry in capital after bird flu outbreak
Africanews (press release)
Cameroon's Minister of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries, Dr. Taiga has ordered a ban on the sale of poultry in markets across the Mfoundi Division, including Yaoundé, the capital. This move comes in the wake of the country's efforts to combat
Cameroon bans chicken sale as bird flu hitsTODAY.ng
Bird Flu hits Cameroon, killing thousands of birdsCameroon Concord
Cameroon: Mvog-Ada Market, Yaounde – It Is Business as UsualAllAfrica.com

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Posted on 28 May 2016 | 11:09 am

Bird flu control measures at 4 check-posts ‘satisfactory’ – Times of India


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Bird flu control measures at 4 check-posts 'satisfactory'
Times of India
Coimbatore: Bird flu control measures at four Kerala border check-posts in the district were inspected by the animal husbandry and veterinary services director on Friday. The director reportedly expressed satisfaction at the control measures being
TN takes precautionary measures against bird fluBusiness Standard

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Posted on 28 May 2016 | 2:18 am

Rabbits, skunks can pass bird flu – Iowa Farmer Today


Rabbits, skunks can pass bird flu
Iowa Farmer Today
DES MOINES (AP) — A government wildlife researcher has found rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks — offering scientists one more clue about how bird flu may move in the environment and …

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Posted on 27 May 2016 | 1:09 pm

Cameroon hit by a bird flu outbreak in a major poultry facility – Africanews (press release)


Africanews (press release)

Cameroon hit by a bird flu outbreak in a major poultry facility
Africanews (press release)
A bird flu outbreak has killed 15,000 fowls at a neighbourhood in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon. The deaths, linked to the Avian Influenza, were confirmed by Cameroon's national veterinary laboratory. The 15,000 dead fowls represent 50 per cent of birds
Panic as bird flu outbreak kills 15000 birds in CameroonTODAY.ng
Yaounde : Bird flu out break reported in Mvog BetiCameroon Radio Television

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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 5:13 pm

Bird flu alert: 50 rapid response teams to monitor poultry farms – The Hindu


Bird flu alert: 50 rapid response teams to monitor poultry farms
The Hindu
Fifty rapid response teams have been formed to monitor the 1,100 poultry farms in the district, following the bird flu alert that has been sounded across Karnataka. Bird flu was reported in a private poultry farm at Melkera village in Bidar district in
Rapid Bird Flu Response Teams in Place in India's Karnataka RegionThePoultrySite.com

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Posted on 22 May 2016 | 8:22 am

Biologist: Rabbits and Skunks Can Pass Bird Flu to Ducks – ABC News


Cantech Letter

Biologist: Rabbits and Skunks Can Pass Bird Flu to Ducks
ABC News
A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks — offering scientists one more clue about how bird flu may move in the environment and spread between
Researchers confirm bird flu can be transmitted from skunks and rabbits to birdsCantech Letter

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Posted on 17 May 2016 | 4:53 pm

Less Lethal Form of Bird Flu Found at Missouri Farm – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Less Lethal Form of Bird Flu Found at Missouri Farm
Wall Street Journal
Federal officials said 39,000 turkeys have been destroyed following the discovery of a low-grade form of avian flu at a farm in Missouri. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said samples collected in a routine inspection last week of a healthy flock
Bird flu forces slaughter of 39000 turkeys in MissouriDesMoinesRegister.com
Bird Flu Found in Missouri Turkey FlockAgriculture.com
US kills 39000 turkeys in outbreak of mild bird flu – OIEReuters
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Posted on 3 May 2016 | 6:57 pm

Bird Flu – BingNews

An avian flu epizootic decimates 75% of the flock of the Mvog-Betsi poultry Complex, in the Cameroonian capital

(Business in Cameroon) – Following an avian flu epizootic, the Mvog-Betsi poultry Complex, one of the main players in the poultry industry in Cameroon, just lost approximately 24,000 birds, equivalent to 75% of its livestock, the Cameroonian Minister of …

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 8:52 pm

State steps up vigil against spread of bird flu

The Animal Husbandry Department has intensified disease surveillance and emergency response measures across the State, following the outbreak of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in Karnataka earlier this month. “Kerala is not really at risk, as the disease is …

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 7:38 pm

How World War II spurred vaccination innovation

Whether at war or in peace, timely vaccine development is vital. New diseases with pandemic potential occur regularly: SARS in 2003, bird flu in 2005, swine flu in 2009, and Ebola in 2014. Our current vaccine development capabilities are not keeping pace.

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 3:50 pm

Quick euthanization key during next avian influenza outbreak: scientists

The next time avian influenza is detected in British Columbia, the provincial agriculture ministry hopes to halt the virus in its tracks by euthanizing all birds on the first-affected farm within 48 hours. A December 2014 outbreak of a deadly form of the …

Posted on 29 May 2016 | 10:17 am

Business as usual in Namakkal as bird flu fear fails to dampen spirits

NAMAKKAL: The exports of poultry products from Namakkal region remain unaffected despite bird flu hitting a poultry farm located at Molkera, Bidar district in neighbouring Karnataka, according to exporters here. The outbreak of highly pathogenic avian …

Posted on 28 May 2016 | 4:46 pm

Bird flu control measures at 4 check-posts ‘satisfactory’

Coimbatore: Bird flu control measures at four Kerala border check-posts in the district were inspected by the animal husbandry and veterinary services director on Friday. The director reportedly expressed satisfaction at the control measures being …

Posted on 27 May 2016 | 9:23 pm

After Bird Flu Fears, Poultry Returning to Pennsylvania State Fairs, Farm Show

A year-long poultry ban at state fairs in Pennsylvania is about to be ended. The state Department of Agriculture said Thursday the poultry suspension will be lifted on Wednesday for the state’s 109 county fairs and the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Posted on 27 May 2016 | 9:58 am

Rabbits, skunks can pass bird flu

DES MOINES (AP) — A government wildlife researcher has found rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks — offering scientists one more clue about how bird flu may move in the environment and spread …

Posted on 27 May 2016 | 6:24 am

Cameroon hit by a bird flu outbreak in a major poultry facility

A bird flu outbreak has killed 15,000 fowls at a neighbourhood in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon. The deaths, linked to the Avian Influenza, were confirmed by Cameroon’s national veterinary laboratory. The 15,000 dead fowls represent 50 per cent of birds …

Posted on 26 May 2016 | 3:38 pm

Bird Flu Reappears in Cameroon, Killing Thousands of Birds

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — Cameroon’s government says that the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus has reappeared in Cameroon after an 8-year absence. Livestock minister Dr. Taiga said one person is hospitalized and Cameroon has reported the death of at least …

Posted on 26 May 2016 | 8:44 am