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Bird flu found in commercial turkey flock in Stanislaus County – News10.net


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Bird flu found in commercial turkey flock in Stanislaus County
News10.net
There have been no human cases of this strain of the bird flu reported in the U.S. or internationally. The bird flu strain H5N1 ravaged poultry across Asia in 2003 and is more easily spread among humans. Reminder: To kill bacteria and viruses in
Bird flu found at Foster Farms turkey ranch in CaliforniaSFGate
Bird flu found at Foster Farms turkey ranch in California's Central Valleyabc7news.com
Avian flu found in Foster Farms turkey flock in Stanislaus CountyModesto Bee
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Posted on 26 January 2015 | 7:04 am

Bird flu spread to 7 states – Daily Sun


Daily Sun

Bird flu spread to 7 states
Daily Sun
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, last week disclosed that the Avian Influenza (bird flu) recently reported in Kano and Lagos states, has now spread to five other states. He listed the states to include Kano, Lagos

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 12:46 am

Bird Flu Found In Washington State and Idaho – The Inquisitr


The Inquisitr

Bird Flu Found In Washington State and Idaho
The Inquisitr
Bird flu has been found in two areas of the U.S. this month. In Washington State, a hunter killed a green-winged teal duck that tested positive for the H5N1 strain of bird flu. In Idaho, the Idaho Department of Agriculture has quarantined an area of

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 5:08 am

Bird flu spreads; 40000 turkeys to be culled – Ynetnews


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Bird flu spreads; 40000 turkeys to be culled
Ynetnews
High pathogenic H5N1 bird flu first infected humans in 1997 in Hong Kong. It has since spread from Asia to Europe and Africa and has become entrenched in poultry in some countries, causing millions of poultry infections and several hundred human deaths.
More chickens with bird flu culled at north-central kibbutzJerusalem Post Israel News
Bird Flu spreads to Israel: 40000 turkeys to be culledi24news

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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 8:58 pm

First U.S. case of H5N1 bird flu found in duck in Wash. – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

First U.S. case of H5N1 bird flu found in duck in Wash.
New York Daily News
Bird flu has made its way stateside. A duck shot in Washington state tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza, a similar strain to that which has stormed across Asia and killed some 400 people, more than half the number infected by the virulent strain, …
Nigeria: A Bird Flu Outbreak SpreadsNew York Times
New Bird Flu Found in US Duck for First TimeNBCNews.com
Nigeria H5N1 bird flu now in 7 states, suspected in 140000 birds: ministerReuters
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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 11:18 am

Third strain of bird flu confirmed in wild duck in Whatcom County – Bellingham Herald


Third strain of bird flu confirmed in wild duck in Whatcom County
Bellingham Herald
A third strain of bird flu has been found in a wild duck in Whatcom County, officials said Friday, Jan. 23. Tests confirmed the H5N1 strain in a green-winged teal killed by a hunter near Sumas, said Hector Castro, a spokesman for the state Department

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 3:14 am

Bird Flu Found in US Duck for First Time – NBCNews.com


Bird Flu Found in US Duck for First Time
NBCNews.com
A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu — a relative of the virus that's infected nearly 700 people globally and killed 400 of them. It's the first case of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 12:58 am

Sacramento backyard chickens at risk for catching ‘bird flu’ – Sacramento Bee


Sacramento Bee

Sacramento backyard chickens at risk for catching 'bird flu'
Sacramento Bee
There are not many symptoms of bird flu. The main indicator is the high mortality rate, which may approach 100 percent for these strains, according to Pitesky. However, rare symptoms include a drop in egg production, swelling or bruising of the head

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 12:34 am

Third outbreak of bird flu detected in Washington state – The Guardian


The Guardian

Third outbreak of bird flu detected in Washington state
The Guardian
A third outbreak of avian flu has been detected in Washington state, prompting agriculture officials on Tuesday to warn bird owners to keep their flocks away from migratory birds that have spread virus from Oregon to British Columbia. State and federal …
Idaho confirms avian flu cases as Washington imposes new quarantineReuters
Bird flu infects third Washington flockCapital Press
Avian flu quarantine zone established around Parma infected-flock siteThe Idaho Statesman
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Posted on 21 January 2015 | 12:20 am

China: WHO Reports 3 Deaths Among Bird Flu Cases in Humans – New York Times


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China: WHO Reports 3 Deaths Among Bird Flu Cases in Humans
New York Times
China has confirmed 15 serious cases of H7N9 avian flu in humans, the World Health Organization reported Monday. All the people first reported symptoms in December; three have died, the rest are in critical condition. Their ages range from 20 to 78
Two die of H7N9 bird flu in China's Fujian: XinhuaReuters
Two die of bird flu in ChinaYahoo News
H7N9 bird flu kills two people in China; Taiwan battles worst H5N2 outbreak in The Japan Times
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Posted on 20 January 2015 | 2:51 am

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Bird flu found at Foster Farms turkey ranch

Hundreds of turkeys at a Central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of a type of avian flu that is not a threat to people but can decimate poultry flocks.

Posted on 26 January 2015 | 6:47 am

Poultry farmers blame bird flu on illegal importation

The Poultry Association of Nigeria has blamed the outbreak of Avian Influenza in some states in Nigeria on illegal importation of birds and poultry products into the country. The Chairman of PAN in Osun State, Chief Oluyemi Olukiran, said this in an interview with our correspondent on Friday, at the sideline of a seminar on…  [Read More...]

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 11:58 pm

Poultry farmers blames bird flu on illegal importation

The Poultry Association of Nigeria has blamed the outbreak of Avian Influenza in some states in Nigeria on illegal importation of birds and poultry products into the country.   The Chairman of PAN in Osun State, Chief Oluyemi Olukiran, said this in an interview with our correspondent on Friday at the sideline of a seminar…  [Read More...]

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 3:27 pm

Bird Flu Found In Washington State and Idaho

Bird flu has been found in two areas of the U.S. this month. In Washington State, a hunter killed a green-winged teal duck that tested positive for the H5N1 strain of bird flu. In Idaho, the Idaho Department of Agriculture has quarantined an area of about six miles near Parma after an outbreak of H5N2 Bird Flu Found In Washington State and Idaho is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 5:22 am

Not all bird flu viruses affect humans — PAN President

National President, Poultry Association of Nigeria, Dr. Ayoola Oduntan, in this interview with MOTUNRAYO JOEL, sheds more light on avian influenza What is avian influenza? Avian influenza commonly called bird flu is an infectious disease of birds caused by Influenza A virus which is made up of 15 subtypes on the basis of the Heamaglutinin(H)…  [Read More...]

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 11:14 pm

Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck

A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 9:00 am

Bird flu outbreak near Parma has farmers concerned

An outbreak of bird flu in Canyon County has farmers on edge. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has quarantined an area of about six miles near Parma.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 5:18 am

What you should know about bird flu

Avian influenza, commonly known as ‘bird flu’, is the general name for a form of viral disease that affects birds, particularly poultry. This disease is caused by a virus which has multiple strains or types, some of which are more dangerous than others. The strain that is the cause for current concern is H5N1. The…  [Read More...]

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 11:12 pm

Nigeria H5N1 bird flu now in 7 states, suspected in 140,000 birds

An outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Nigeria has spread to 21 commercial farms in seven different states, with more than 140,000 birds having been exposed to the virus, the agriculture minister said on Thursday.

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 2:30 pm

Nigeria H5N1 bird flu now in 7 states, suspected in 140,000 birds: minister

An outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Nigeria has spread to 21 commercial farms in seven different states, with more than 140,000 birds having been exposed to the virus, the agriculture minister said on Thursday. Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina said it had now spread to five other states across the country: Ogun, Delta, Rivers, Edo and Plateau. "Nigeria will successfully control the bird flu …

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 11:33 am