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Woman dies of bird flu, raising disease death toll to 15 in 2015 – The Cairo Post


The Cairo Post

Woman dies of bird flu, raising disease death toll to 15 in 2015
The Cairo Post
CAIRO: A 27-year-old woman died of H5N1 avian flu in Upper Egypt's governorate of Sohag Sunday, marking the 15th death in the country from the disease in 2015, a health ministry source told Youm7. Upon suffering from bird flu symptoms, the woman's …

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 2:30 pm

Egypt bird flu death toll at 16 in 2015 – Egypt Independent


Egypt Independent

Egypt bird flu death toll at 16 in 2015
Egypt Independent
A 27-year old woman who raised birds in her home in the Sohag governorate, died of bird flu on Sunday. Tahta Fevers Hospital received the victim, who was suffering from bird flu symptoms, before she was transferred to Assiut Fevers Hospital upon the …

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 9:51 am

Ebola virus vaccine developed by bird flu scientist – Redding Record Searchlight


Redding Record Searchlight

Ebola virus vaccine developed by bird flu scientist
Redding Record Searchlight
Another vaccine has joined the race against the often fatal Ebola virus, and this one was developed by a group led by a University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist internationally known for his bird flu research. The whole virus vaccine that Yoshihiro

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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 4:51 am

Minnesota bird flu outbreak spreads to a top poultry producing county … – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnesota bird flu outbreak spreads to a top poultry producing county
Minneapolis Star Tribune
MINNEAPOLIS — An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly
3rd Minnesota Turkey Farm Hit by Bird Flu OutbreakABC News
3rd Minn. turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreakKARE
Minnesota finds third bird flu infection in commercial poultryReuters

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Posted on 28 March 2015 | 10:40 pm

Bird Flu Is a Reminder For Back Yard Poultry Owners to Protect Their Birds By … – USDA.gov (press release) (blog)


USDA.gov (press release) (blog)

Bird Flu Is a Reminder For Back Yard Poultry Owners to Protect Their Birds By
USDA.gov (press release) (blog)
Since December 2014, there have been several highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) confirmations in migratory wild birds, back yard flocks, captive wild birds and commercial poultry in several states along the Pacific, Mississippi and Central Flyways.
Bird flu pops up at Missouri turkey farmsCedar County Republican (subscription)
Avian flu warnings high over US outbreakSouthwest Farm Press
USDA confirms H5N2 avian flu in Wyoming wild birdFeedstuffs
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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:19 pm

Romania confirms bird flu in dead pelicans: report – Reuters


Romania confirms bird flu in dead pelicans: report
Reuters
BUCHAREST (Reuters) – More than 100 dead pelicans in Romania's Danube Delta were found to be infected with H5N1 bird flu virus, Romanian authorities were quoted as saying on Friday by state news agency Agerpres. Bulgaria, Romania's southern …

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:46 pm

No clear answers on bird flu origin in Minn. – KARE


KARE

No clear answers on bird flu origin in Minn.
KARE
PAUL – Three weeks have passed since a high strain of avian influenza struck a Pope County turkey farm, killing thousands of birds and the Minnesota DNR wildlife research manager says it didn't get there the way many suspected. "The fact is there just …

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 1:23 am

New bird flu strain making rounds – Chillicothe Gazette


Chillicothe Gazette

New bird flu strain making rounds
Chillicothe Gazette
CHILLICOTHE – Influenza season for humans in Ohio is winding down, but public health officials statewide are trying to get the word out to domestic poultry owners about a new strain of avian influenza that is being spread by wild birds. Highly
US developing bird flu vaccine, no distribution plans yetReuters
USDA to test avian flu vaccine; wild birds nixed as Minnesota H5N2 sourceCIDRAP
Mexico Easing U.S. Poultry Ban Shows Ebbing Threat of Bird FluBloomberg
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Posted on 23 March 2015 | 11:16 pm

Greenfields: Bird flu in neighboring states prompts warning – DesMoinesRegister.com


DesMoinesRegister.com

Greenfields: Bird flu in neighboring states prompts warning
DesMoinesRegister.com
Bird flu in neighboring states prompts warning. With bird flu detected in neighboring states, Iowa poultry and animal health leaders are worried about the deadly disease making its way into large barn and backyard flocks across the state. "We're

Posted on 21 March 2015 | 4:09 am

Chickens spread latest deadly bird flu – Science News for Students


Chickens spread latest deadly bird flu
Science News for Students
Birds carry many influenza viruses. These include the H7N9 types. Although flu viruses often start as bird infections, some adapt in ways that allow them to infect people. That's why many people pick up H7N9 flu from exposure to infected birds. But

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Posted on 18 March 2015 | 11:07 am

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

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Fatal bird flu outbreak widens in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS — An outbreak of a bird flu strain that is deadly to poultry deepened yesterday when state and federal officials confirmed a third Minnesota turkey farm has been infected, this time in one of the state’s top poultry producing counties.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 3:10 am

Minnesota: Third turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

An outbreak of a bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry was believed to have spread Saturday when state and federal officials confirmed that a third Minnesota turkey farm had been infected, this time in one of the state's top poultry producing counties.

Posted on 29 March 2015 | 12:24 am

Bird Flu Epidemic In The United States? Over 40,000 Infected Turkeys To Be Killed, Reports Say

Is the threat of a large-scale bird flu outbreak looming large over the United States? That is exactly what is on the minds of several people after it was revealed that several poultry farms across the country’s top turkey producing state of Minnesota have reported a rapid spread of avian influenza. According to the Associated Bird Flu Epidemic In The United States? Over 40,000 Infected Turkeys …

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 11:44 pm

Minnesota bird flu outbreak spreads to a top poultry producing county, alarming industry

MINNEAPOLIS – An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, …

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 11:29 pm

Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising …

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 11:27 pm

Bird flu kills 22,000 Minnesota turkeys and infects tens of thousands more

H5N2 strain, which has appeared in several states, prompts countries to ban Minnesota poultry imports as disease hits key bird migration route An outbreak of a bird flu strain that’s deadly to poultry deepened Saturday when state and federal officials confirmed a third Minnesota turkey farm has been infected, this time in one of the state’s top poultry-producing counties. The federal Animal and …

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 7:23 pm

3rd Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

An outbreak of a bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry deepened Saturday when state and federal officials confirmed a third Minnesota turkey farm has been infected, this time in one of the state's top …

Posted on 28 March 2015 | 6:39 pm

2nd western Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry and will lose 66,000 birds, state and federal officials said Friday.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:29 pm

U.S. reports bird flu outbreak in California: OIE

The United States has reported a mild form of bird flu on a turkey farm in California, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of outbreaks to hit the U.S. poultry industry in recent months. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a report posted on the OIE website that a commercial turkey flock in Merced County, near San Francisco, had been …

Posted on 18 March 2015 | 4:31 pm

Current bird flu in China could become ‘pandemic’ threat to humans, researchers say

The virus has sickened 318 people and killed more than 100 in China

Posted on 11 March 2015 | 9:22 pm