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Take the threat of bird flu seriously – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Take the threat of bird flu seriously
South China Morning Post
The region has become accustomed to news of sporadic outbreaks or isolated cases of bird flu, spread by wild birds to poultry and communicable to humans. But, such is the potential threat these viruses pose, we should be alert to changes in the pattern
China seeks to control H7N9 bird flu outbreakecns
China Shuts Poultry Markets Fearing Further Spread Of Bird Flu VirusSRJ News
Koreans warned about lethal bird flu in ChinaKorea JoongAng Daily

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:47 pm

Scientists Build Avian Flu Defense for Chesapeake Farmers – WVTF


Scientists Build Avian Flu Defense for Chesapeake Farmers
WVTF
Delmarva has not seen a fatal case of bird flu in over 10 years; but the devastation it could bring keeps farmers like Cartanza on their toes. The virus naturally occurs in waterfowl, but if a highly pathogenic form gets into a chicken's respiratory

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:11 pm

Spain reports outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in ducks – Reuters


Phys.Org

Spain reports outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in ducks
Reuters
MADRID Spain reported a case of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in a northeastern farm in Catalonia and said it would cull 17,000 ducks, the regional government confirmed on Thursday. The Central Veterinarian Laboratory in Algete, in the
Spain to cull 17000 ducks as bird flu hitsPhys.Org
Spain orders mass cull after report of bird fluPress TV
Avian Flu Threatens French Foie Gras ProductionForbes
The Missouri Injury Blog (blog) –CIDRAP
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:37 pm

China’s premier urges poultry markets to shut as bird flu fears grow – Reuters


Reuters

China's premier urges poultry markets to shut as bird flu fears grow
Reuters
BEIJING China's Prime Minister urged local authorities to shut down live poultry markets in places affected by the H7N9 bird flu virus which killed 79 people in January, a statement from China's cabinet said. Chicken prices sank to their lowest level
China's H7N9 bird flu measures came too late, experts saySouth China Morning Post
Bird flu strain hitting China may be getting more dangerousNew Scientist
China assesses more severe new strain of H7N9 bird fluThe Straits Times
VnExpress International –Quartz –The Australian –New York Times
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:02 pm

Farmers could go out business due to rise of bird flu, warns union … – Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

Farmers could go out business due to rise of bird flu, warns union …
Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland could be in danger of losing its free-range egg industry within a month if avian influenza, also known as bird flu, continues to spread, an industry …

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 11:00 am

Chinese eggs on sale amid bird flu threat – Eleven Myanmar


Chinese eggs on sale amid bird flu threat
Eleven Myanmar
… the livestock and veterinary department, said: “The import of animal products should be banned at this time. The poultry farmers in Sagaing Region suffered from the H5N1 strain in 2006. There were no human deaths, though. The flu can be fatal to

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:46 am

Cat adoptions resumed by Animal Care Centers of NYC after bird flu … – amNY


amNY

Cat adoptions resumed by Animal Care Centers of NYC after bird flu …
amNY
Animal Care Centers of NYC has resumed cat intakes and adoptions at all shelters and in mobile adoption events across the five boroughs, the Health …
NYC Animal Shelters Resume Cat Adoption Services Following Bird …NBC New York
Cat adoption services resume at city animal shelters after bird flu …SILive.com
NYC Animal Shelters Resume Cat Adoptions After Bird Flu … – PatchPatch.com

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 1:08 am

France Slaughtering All Ducks in Key Region Due to Bird Flu – AgWeb


AgWeb

France Slaughtering All Ducks in Key Region Due to Bird Flu
AgWeb
France's agriculture ministry has ordered all remaining 600,000 ducks in a key poultry-producing region slaughtered to try to stem a growing outbreak of bird flu. A previous cull in southwestern France failed to stop the spread of the H5N8 virus, which
France to cull more ducks as fights bird flu virusReuters
France Orders Cull of 600000 More Ducks as Bird Flu Sweeps Across EuropeSeeker
France to slaughter 600000 more ducks in bird flu fightRFI

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Posted on 22 February 2017 | 9:22 pm

South Korea confirms H5N8 bird flu outbreak at duck farm – Reuters


UPI.com

South Korea confirms H5N8 bird flu outbreak at duck farm
Reuters
Asia's fourth largest economy has culled a record number of more than 33 million farm birds, or nearly a fifth of its poultry population, in the battle to contain its worst-ever outbreak of bird flu since November last year. This week's case was
Thousands of ducks, chickens slaughtered in South Korea bird flu …UPI.com

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Posted on 22 February 2017 | 10:15 am

Chinese poultry markets closed to stop spread of avian flu – CNN


CNN

Chinese poultry markets closed to stop spread of avian flu
CNN
He added that it's nearly impossible to speculate why the bird flu flared up again this year, as nothing about the virus itself has changed and infections have occurred in the same locations as past years, in eastern and southern China. But Cowling
China Bird Flu Is Hard to DetectU.S. News & World Report
Spread of H7N9 Bird Flu Worries Officials in ChinaNBCNews.com
In China, consumers seem to shrug off deadly bird flu outbreakReuters
NPR –Washington Post –South China Morning Post –Xinhua
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Posted on 16 February 2017 | 5:34 pm

H5N8 – BingNews

Avian Flu Threatens French Foie Gras Production

But with the avian flu epidemic, the Ministry of Agriculture has mandated that the flocks of birds be moved indoors to prevent the spread of the H5N8 virus that is thought to be responsible. The Ag Minister told the National Assembly last week that ”the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:35 pm

Spain orders mass cull after report of bird flu

(Photo by AFP) Spain has ordered 17,000 ducks to be culled after a case of H5N8 bird flu is reported in a farm in Catalonia. The Catalan regional government on Thursday confirmed that the ducks are to be killed to stop the spread of the highly contagious …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:38 am

Spain to cull 17,000 ducks as bird flu hits

The virus found in Catalonia is H5N8, said Meritxell Serret, in charge of agriculture in the northeastern region — the same one that has seen hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese slaughtered in France’s southwest. Up until now, the virus had only been …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 10:24 am

Spain: H5N8 at Duck Farm In Girona

Spain reports a case of H5N8 avian influenza on a farm of breeding ducks in Girona.17,000 birds will be culled. Earlier this week the autonomous community of Catalonia reported the discovery of H5N8 in a stork found dead in the Natural Park of the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 8:03 am

SPAIN REPORTS OUTBREAK OF HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS H5N8 BIRD FLU VIRUS IN NORTHEASTERN FARM

SPAIN REPORTS OUTBREAK OF HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS H5N8 BIRD FLU VIRUS IN NORTHEASTERN FARM © Thomson Reuters 2017 All rights reserved

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:56 am

Spain reports outbreak of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in ducks

MADRID Spain reported a case of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in a northeastern farm in Catalonia and said it would cull 17,000 ducks, the regional government confirmed on Thursday. The Central Veterinarian Laboratory in Algete, in the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:37 am

Catalonia Reports H5N8 Outbreak At Duck Farm In Girona

Earlier this week the autonomous community of Catalonia reported the discovery of H5N8 in a stork found dead in the Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà, Girona. Today, their Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Food reports the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:25 am

France is Killing All of Its Ducks. Here’s Why

It’s doing so to prevent the spread of an especially virulent strain of bird flu known as H5N8. French Agriculture Minister Stéphane Le Foll told France Bleu radio on Tuesday that every farmed duck in the Landes department in south-western France is to …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 8:27 pm

South Korea confirms H5N8 bird flu outbreak at duck farm

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has confirmed an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus at a duck farm in a southwestern county, its first such incident in 15 days, the farm ministry said on Wednesday. Asia’s fourth largest economy has culled …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 2:15 am