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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

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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

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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

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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

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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:05 am

Rarer forms of flu could help with vaccine – NEWS.com.au


Belfast Telegraph

Rarer forms of flu could help with vaccine
NEWS.com.au
RESEARCH suggests immunisation against bird flu strains that do not usually threaten humans may provide the nearest thing yet to a "universal" flu vaccine. Exposure to an unfamiliar flu strain causes the immune system to release broadly effective
Rare flu forms 'may lead to vaccine bonanza'Belfast Telegraph

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Posted on 25 August 2014 | 7:59 pm

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 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

CDC accidentally contaminated bird flu samples because scientist had to rush … – The Verge


CDC accidentally contaminated bird flu samples because scientist had to rush
The Verge
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

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 10:01 pm

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


RT

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
Lethal bird flu cocktail sent out of lab accidentally, went unreported – CDCRT
Oops! US government scientist accidentally sends deadly bird-flu strain to National Post
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 virus found for first time in VietnamTuoitrenews
New outbreak of H5N6 in VietnamGlobalMeatNews.com

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Posted on 15 August 2014 | 10:35 am

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

From Ebola front line: Teaching how to stay safe

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's traveled to the sites of worrisome outbreaks of SARS, bird flu, MERS. But the Ebola outbreak that's spiraled out of control in West Africa presents new challenges for even a veteran infectious disease doctor — starting with how to stay safe.

Posted on 11 September 2014 | 7:14 am

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

China poultry back on sale as HK grapples with latest food scare

Live poultry from China is back in the wet markets of Hong Kong after having been banned over a bird flu scare in January, but residents now have to deal with another scare involving tainted food oil imported from Taiwan.

Posted on 8 September 2014 | 12:49 pm

Bird flu strikes China again; 18k chickens die at a farm

Beijing, Sep 2 (PTI) The dreaded bird flu returned to haunt China after 18,000 chickens, which showed symptoms of avian flu, died at a farm in northeastern part of the country.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 11:45 am

H5N6 bird flu outbreak at Harbin farm

Nearly 18,000 geese have died on a poultry farm in Heilongjiang province after being stricken by the H5N6 bird flu virus last month, the agriculture m…

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:30 am

China poultry farm hit in new outbreak of H5N6 bird flu

Nearly 18,000 geese died on a poultry farm in northeast China after being stricken by the H5N6 bird flu virus last month, the agriculture ministry said. As many as 20,550 geese on the farm in Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, showed symptoms of avian flu and 17,790 birds died, the ministry said on its website on Monday. The ministry sealed off and sterilized the infected area …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:02 am

H5N6 bird flu reported in NE China

Northeast China's Heilongjiang province has reported an outbreak of the H5N6 bird flu virus in poultry, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) announced Monday.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 11:32 pm

Rarer forms of flu could help with vaccine

RESEARCH suggests immunisation against bird flu strains that don't usually threaten humans may provide the nearest thing yet to a "universal" flu vaccine.

Posted on 25 August 2014 | 7:55 pm

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 report blames researcher's haste for bird flu virus mishandling

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 and Prevention reported Friday.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 5:06 am