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Picture power: Bird flu – BBC News


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Picture power: Bird flu
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When news broke that bird flu was back in the UK, photographers from the wire agencies, newspapers and freelancers made their way to the scene of the outbreak with the aim of capturing one image that told the story. With limited access it is a tough …
Bird flu: 15000 eggs under investigation in Lincolnshire after Nafferton outbreakScunthorpe Telegraph

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 1:39 am

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm
Channel News Asia
Dutch officials initially on Sunday banned the transport of poultry around the Netherlands after the discovery of a highly infectuous strain of bird flu following outbreaks of similar strains on the virus in Britain and Germany. Some 150,000 birds were

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 8:29 pm

Bird flu concerns hit Europe as cases found in poultry – Fox News


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Bird flu concerns hit Europe as cases found in poultry
Fox News
Ducks in cages are seen at a duck farm in Nafferton, northern England November 17, 2014. The European Commission on Monday praised the action taken by Britain and the Netherlands to contain their respective cases of bird flu, saying all protocols had …

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:54 pm

Bird flu outbreak hits second Dutch farm, exports to remain frozen – Reuters


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Bird flu outbreak hits second Dutch farm, exports to remain frozen
Reuters
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A second Dutch farm was hit by an outbreak of bird flu, the government said on Thursday, prompting the destruction of 43,000 chickens and prolonging restrictions on trade in the world's leading egg-exporting country. A three-day …
Bird flu found at second Dutch farmThe Guardian
Bird flu: Dutch authorities confirm second outbreak at chicken farmThe Independent
Third Farm With Bird Flu Identified in NetherlandsABC News
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:01 pm

Germany says no signs of bird flu outside quarantine farm – Reuters


Germany says no signs of bird flu outside quarantine farm
Reuters
HAMBURG (Reuters) – No signs of bird flu have been found anywhere else in the region around the farm in east Germany where it was discovered on Nov. 4, but the source of the infection there is still unknown, German authorities said on Thursday.

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:15 pm

Bird flu: Ukraine bans poultry imports from UK, Germany and Netherlands – The Guardian


The Guardian

Bird flu: Ukraine bans poultry imports from UK, Germany and Netherlands
The Guardian
Ukraine has banned imports of all live birds and bird products from the UK , the Netherlands and Germany due to bird flu cases in those countries, Ukraine's state veterinary inspectorate said on Wednesday. “The ban … will be valid until the

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 2:42 pm

Egypt Sees Second Bird Flu Death in Two Days – TIME


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Egypt Sees Second Bird Flu Death in Two Days
TIME
Egypt's health ministry said Tuesday that a woman died from H5N1 bird flu after coming into contact with infected birds, one day after another case proved fatal. The 30-year-0ld woman was reported in a state newspaper to have died in a hospital in the …
Second woman dies of bird flu in EgyptAljazeera.com
Egypt's hospitals on alert after two bird flu deathsAhram Online
Egyptian woman dies of bird flu, second death in two daysFox News
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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 1:22 pm

Bird flu strain on UK farm identified as H5N8 – BBC News


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Bird flu strain on UK farm identified as H5N8
BBC News
The strain of bird flu found on a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire has been identified as H5N8, the same type seen in recent outbreaks in Europe. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said the risk to public health remained
Britain confirms bird flu on northern England farm is H5N8 strainReuters
WHO braces for bird flu spread in EuropeSky News Australia
The New Bird Flu Outbreak: Should You Worry?TIME
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Posted on 18 November 2014 | 3:18 pm

Bird flu is back: here’s what you need to know – Vox


Bird flu is back: here's what you need to know
Vox
On Sunday November 16, a case of bird flu was found on a duck-breeding farm near Yorkshire, England. Confirmation of the particular virus strain will come later this week, but officials so far said it's not the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain that can kill

Posted on 17 November 2014 | 7:55 pm

Avian Flu Detected in the Netherlands and Britain – New York Times


New York Times

Avian Flu Detected in the Netherlands and Britain
New York Times
LONDON — Health officials moved to combat outbreaks of bird flu at poultry farms in Britain and the Netherlands on Monday, culling thousands of chickens and ducks to avert the spread of infection. On Sunday, the Dutch authorities blocked the
How to spot avian influenza (bird flu), what to do if you suspect it and Bridlington Today
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Mass Culling of Birds in EU Following Bird Flu OutbreakThePoultrySite.com
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Posted on 17 November 2014 | 10:29 am

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Dutch officials have detected a second case of bird flu on a southern Netherlands farm, officials said Thursday, but could not yet say whether the strain was of a highly contagious variety discovered earlier this week.

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 8:33 pm

Bird flu outbreak hits second Dutch farm, exports to remain frozen

By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A second Dutch farm was hit by an outbreak of bird flu, the government said on Thursday, prompting the destruction of 43,000 chickens and prolonging restrictions on trade in the world's leading egg-exporting country. A three-day, nationwide ban on the transportation of all poultry, eggs and related farm products was extended until Sunday, a statement said …

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 5:16 pm

Bird flu concerns hit Europe as cases found in poultry

- Bird flu, known as avian influenza, is an infectious viral disease of birds that infects wild water fowl such as ducks, swans and geese and can spread to domestic poultry.

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:15 pm

Germany says no signs of bird flu outside quarantine farm

HAMBURG (Reuters) – No signs of bird flu have been found anywhere else in the region around the farm in east Germany where it was discovered on Nov. 4, but the source of the infection there is still unknown, German authorities said on Thursday. On Monday the highly contagious H5N8 strain of bird flu was also confirmed on an English duck farm, the same form of the virus already discovered in …

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:11 pm

FACTBOX: Bird flu concerns hit Europe as cases found in poultry

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Here are some key facts about avian influenza, after cases of H5N8 bird flu were detected on farms in Germany, the Netherlands and Britain: – Bird flu, known as avian influenza, is an infectious viral disease of birds that infects wild water fowl such as ducks, swans and geese and can spread to domestic poultry. – Bird flu viruses are divided into two groups based on …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 5:20 pm

Britain confirms bird flu on northern England farm is H5N8 strain

Bird flu on a duck farm in northern England is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, the same form of the virus already discovered in Germany and the Netherlands, Britain's farm ministry confirmed on Tuesday.

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 2:00 pm

Egypt reports second bird flu death in a week

A woman has died of bird flu in southern Egypt, a health official said on Wednesday, the country's second death from the H5N1 strain of the virus in a week. H5NI is one of several deadly or potentially deadly strains of bird flu that are closely monitored by the World Health Organization. The woman died late on Tuesday after she was admitted to hospital in the southern province of Minya in a …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 10:11 am

Egyptian woman dies of bird flu, second death in two days

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian woman died on Tuesday of H5N1 bird flu after coming into contact with infected birds, the second death from the disease in two days and the third in the country this year, a health ministry statement said. The 30-year-old woman was from the province of Minya, south of Cairo. She died in a hospital in the southern city of Assiut, the statement on the official MENA …

Posted on 19 November 2014 | 7:46 am

Bird flu spread likely, human cases unlikely but possible: WHO

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – New cases of bird flu detected in Europe will likely hit other bird populations and may infect a few people, though the virus is highly unlikely to spread in the human population, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. The H5N8 form of the virus has hit a Dutch chicken farm and a German turkey farm and is suspected – but not yet confirmed – as the …

Posted on 18 November 2014 | 1:59 pm

Bird flu: What threat to humans?

What risk, if any, does this pose to people?

Posted on 17 November 2014 | 12:26 pm