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Endangered black-faced spoonbill put to sleep after geting bird flu – Focus Taiwan News Channel


Endangered black-faced spoonbill put to sleep after geting bird flu
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, March 6 (CNA) A black-faced spoonbill was put to sleep Friday after it was found to have been infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza, an official of the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Friday, but the move was criticized by an

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 3:44 pm

Serious strain of Avian flu found in MN turkey flock – KARE


KARE

Serious strain of Avian flu found in MN turkey flock
KARE
Federal officials say a serious strain of Avian flu has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the finding in Pope County, in western Minnesota, is the first appearance of the highly pathogenic H5N2
Minnesota farm quarantined after bird flu kills thousands of turkeysRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
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Bird flu devastates Minnesota turkey flockCapital press
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Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:38 pm

Bird Flu hits Bauchi, kills over 9000 birds – The Nation Newspaper


Leadership Newspapers

Bird Flu hits Bauchi, kills over 9000 birds
The Nation Newspaper
At least 9,208 birds have been killed by the Avian Influenza, commonly referred to as Bird Flu, in three local government areas of Bauchi State. The affected local governments are – Bauchi, Toro and Katagum LGAs. The state's Commissioner for Animal …
Bird Flu Rocks Toro Area Of Bauchi StateLeadership Newspapers
Kaduna Records 7th Bird Flu CaseDaily Trust
Bird flu hits Bauchi, 9208 birds killedThe Punch
Nigerian Tribune -ThePoultrySite.com
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Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:37 pm

PH bans poultry imports from California after bird flu outbreak – Rappler


Rappler

PH bans poultry imports from California after bird flu outbreak
Rappler
The Philippine agriculture department is temporarily banning poultry products from California in the United States because of a confirmed outbreak of bird flu in the area. The ban covers poultry meat, day-old chicks, eggs, and semen. The measure is

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Posted on 6 March 2015 | 3:47 am

Russia Bans Poultry Import As Bird Flu Pops Up In East Hungary – Hungary Today


Hungary Today

Russia Bans Poultry Import As Bird Flu Pops Up In East Hungary
Hungary Today
Russia has imposed a temporary ban on Hungarian poultry products treated at lower temperatures than 70 C, citing recent reports of bird flu in the country. Russia's ban will impact a few thousand tonnes of mostly duck and goose products, Attila Csorbai

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 9:41 am

Bird flu: How to protect your chickens – Bend Bulletin


Bend Bulletin

Bird flu: How to protect your chickens
Bend Bulletin
The first case of bird flu in Central Oregon, and only the second case in the state, has resulted in a quarantine zone covering the northern half of Bend and questions from backyard chicken owners about how to protect their birds. A flock of about 90
Pet Talk: Protect your backyard birds from avian influenzaOregonLive.com

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 8:05 am

Bird flu: Novel antibody offers 100% protection against deadly disease in … – International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Bird flu: Novel antibody offers 100% protection against deadly disease in
International Business Times UK
Researchers at St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center, and MacroGenics have developed an antibody which is 100% protective against the deadly bird flu virus in two species of animal models. A single, low dose of the

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Posted on 5 March 2015 | 4:21 am

Bird flu prevention among topics at Saturday poultry event – The News Journal


The News Journal

Bird flu prevention among topics at Saturday poultry event
The News Journal
Tips for protecting backyard birds from the avian influenza that's been spreading across the West Coast will be one of the main topics at a free weekend event for small-flock poultry growers. "It is everyone's responsibility to take basic steps to help

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Posted on 3 March 2015 | 11:52 pm

Man, 61, dies of bird flu in Hong Kong after contracting virus in mainland China – South China Morning Post (subscription)


South China Morning Post (subscription)

Man, 61, dies of bird flu in Hong Kong after contracting virus in mainland China
South China Morning Post (subscription)
The man, who had other underlying illnesses, was diagnosed with bird flu last Monday and had been at the Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam. He died at about 6am yesterday. He had visited a wet market in Dongguan and bought two fresh chickens before …

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Posted on 1 March 2015 | 7:39 am

Flu Shot May Give You a Boost Against Bird Flu – Live Science


Live Science

Flu Shot May Give You a Boost Against Bird Flu
Live Science
Getting a seasonal flu shot may give you a bit of protection against a deadly strain of the bird flu virus, a new study suggests. The study's researchers looked at 28 people who had received annual flu shots since 2007, and measured the levels of their …
'Bird flu protection' given by seasonal flu vaccineMedical News Today
Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Protect Against Bird FluWebMD
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Protects Against H7N9 Bird FluHealthline
HealthDay -Globalnews.ca
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Posted on 17 February 2015 | 11:12 pm

Bird Flu – Yahoo News Search Results

Minnesota turkey farmers boost precautionary measures after deadly bird flu strain emerges

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota turkey farmers are increasing precautionary measures after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week.

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 8:07 pm

Turkey Farms Boost Precautions After Deadly Flu Strain Found

Minnesota turkey farmers boost precautionary measures after deadly bird flu strain emerges

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 7:10 pm

Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock

A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday. It's the same highly pathogenic …

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 1:12 am

Deadly strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock; public not at risk

Health officials say a strain of bird flu deadly to poultry has been found in western-central Minnesota, where it nearly decimated a commercial turkey barn's flock of 15,000 birds in a matter of days.

Posted on 6 March 2015 | 12:12 am

Bird flu hits Bauchi, 9,208 birds killed

No fewer than 9, 208 have been killed following the outbreak of the Avian Influenza, popularly called Bird Flu, in three local government areas of Bauchi State. The Commissioner for Animal Resources and Nomadic Resettlement in the state, Alhaji Umar Giade, confirmed the outbreak of the disease in the state during a sensitisation visit to…  [Read More...]

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:44 pm

Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock; danger to humans rated low

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Federal officials say a serious strain of bird flu has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock.

Posted on 5 March 2015 | 11:23 pm

Bird flu: New compound protects 100 percent of ferrets, mice, from H5N1

Medical researchers have developed an antibody which has proven 100 percent protective against the H5N1 virus in two species of animal models.

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 12:34 am

Volatility of global patterns of novel flu viruses a source of concern: WHO

A recent surge in human infections caused by bird flu viruses and a proliferation of the types of animal flu viruses sparking infections in people are events that need to be watched, the World Health Organization said Thursday. "Virologists interpret the recent proliferation of emerging viruses as a sign that co-circulating influenza viruses are rapidly exchanging genetic material to form novel …

Posted on 26 February 2015 | 9:12 pm

Bird flu fears allayed

Malacañang on Tuesday allayed fears on the spread of Avian flu or bird flu in the country by saying that the government is ready to ensure the safety of the citizenry against infectious or contagious diseases. Reports indicated that an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from China died earlier this month, showing signs and symptoms of bird flu. Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO …

Posted on 24 February 2015 | 6:10 pm

Flu Shot May Give You a Boost Against Bird Flu

Getting a seasonal flu shot may give you a bit of protection against a deadly strain of the bird flu virus, a new study suggests. The study's researchers looked at 28 people who had received annual flu shots since 2007, and measured the levels of their antibodies, which are the proteins in the immune system that bind to pathogens to render them harmless. The researchers specifically looked at 83 …

Posted on 18 February 2015 | 2:49 pm