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Bird flu to increase foreign demand for African lovebirds – Business Mirror


Business Mirror

Bird flu to increase foreign demand for African lovebirds
Business Mirror
“Concern over the spread of bird flu has led to several countries placing an order for this year for 1 million birds,” said Rogelio L. Sicat Jr., an African lovebird breeder from Cainta, Rizal. “But the Philippines has a difficulty in complying because

Posted on 21 May 2017 | 2:57 pm

Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu … – Reuters


The Straits Times

Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu …
Reuters
China will shut poultry markets in certain districts of two cities after H7N9 bird flu infections were detected, state media reported on Sunday, the latest incidents in …
Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu infectionThe Straits Times
Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu infectionsReuters Africa
Sichuan reports new H7N9 caseChina.org.cn

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Posted on 21 May 2017 | 10:35 am

Iowa poultry industry back from bird flu – Iowa Farmer Today


Iowa poultry industry back from bird flu
Iowa Farmer Today
Two years ago, a large chunk of Iowa's poultry industry disappeared in the wake of an outbreak of avian influenza. Today, the industry has not only been re-built but is showing some growth. “2015 was really a learning experience for the industry,” says

Posted on 20 May 2017 | 6:23 pm

Thousands of chickens, ducks die as bird flu hits DRC – Anadolu Agency


Anadolu Agency

Thousands of chickens, ducks die as bird flu hits DRC
Anadolu Agency
A bird flu outbreak in eastern part of Democratic Republic of Congo killed thousands of chicken and ducks. According to veterinary officer in Ituri province Benon Mando, the governor of the province has officially declared the epidemic of the viral

Posted on 19 May 2017 | 7:28 pm

Bird owners urged to register pets and poultry following recent bird flu cases – Grimsby Telegraph


Grimsby Telegraph

Bird owners urged to register pets and poultry following recent bird flu cases
Grimsby Telegraph
OWNERS of birds in North East Lincolnshire are being urged to pets and poultry registered with the authorities following January's bird flu outbreak. North East Lincolnshire Council Trading Standards officers are reminding members of the public that

Posted on 19 May 2017 | 11:57 am

Bird Flu Is Back, And So Is The Inhumane Killing Of Animals – HuffPost


HuffPost

Bird Flu Is Back, And So Is The Inhumane Killing Of Animals
HuffPost
Avian influenza, or “bird flu,” returned to the United States in March, two years after the disease was responsible for the worst animal disease outbreak in U.S. history, with the deaths of nearly 50 million chickens and turkeys and $4-5 billion in

Posted on 17 May 2017 | 6:18 pm

US falling short on bird flu preparation, report finds – CNN


CNN

US falling short on bird flu preparation, report finds
CNN
The strain of bird flu reported to be circulating in humans in China since February — H7N9 — was first detected in March 2013, at which point it had previously not been seen in humans. Hundreds of millions of birds have been killed worldwide in an
USDA Unsure Whether Bird Flu Guidelines Are Helping, GAO Finds …NBCNews.com

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Posted on 12 May 2017 | 12:15 pm

China H7N9 bird flu death toll fell to 24 in April: health authority – Reuters


Channel NewsAsia

China H7N9 bird flu death toll fell to 24 in April: health authority
Reuters
It also reported 81 cases of human infection from H7N9 bird flu for last month, according to a statement posted on the website of the National Health and Family Planning Commission. China has reported 211 deaths from H7N9 bird flu in the first four
China H7N9 bird flu death toll fell to 24 in April – health authorityChannel NewsAsia
VN threatened by new strain of bird fluViet Nam News

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Posted on 12 May 2017 | 3:22 am

With bird flu surging, U.S. needs to do more to prevent possible … – Washington Post


Washington Post

With bird flu surging, U.S. needs to do more to prevent possible …
Washington Post
U.S. efforts to protect chickens and turkeys from bird flu rely on voluntary and often inadequate measures by poultry producers.

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Posted on 11 May 2017 | 11:05 am

CDC is tracking emerging, deadly bird flu in China – Story | WAGA – FOX 5 Atlanta


FOX 5 Atlanta

CDC is tracking emerging, deadly bird flu in China – Story | WAGA
FOX 5 Atlanta
As the U.S. flu season winds down, scientists in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Atlanta flu lab are focused on finding the next pandemic flu …

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Posted on 4 May 2017 | 12:57 am

H5N8 – BingNews

HPAI Outbreaks Reported in Egypt, Russia

EGYPT & RUSSIA – In the latest avian influenza developments, Egypt reported six more highly pathogenic H5N8 outbreaks, mostly involving backyard poultry, and Russia reported two more outbreaks involving the strain, according to notifications from the World …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:27 am

Global avian flu risk recedes

New HPAI outbreaks reported in poultry in Russia, Vietnam, Taiwan Russia’s animal health agency has reported six new outbreaks of HPAI caused by the H5N8 virus in poultry so far this month to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Five of these …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 2:08 pm

Plan to Increase Chicken Exports After Bird Flu Outbreak

H5N8, a dangerous strain of the bird or avian flu virus, was first detected in seven Iranian provinces in November 2016. Later in March 2017, it was reported that the avian influenza had spread across 24 Iranian provinces, leading to the culling of some 12 …

Posted on 20 May 2017 | 12:53 pm

DRC: Large Bird Die Off Around Lake Albert – AI Suspected

The Democratic Republic of Congo has never reported HPAI before, although their eastern neighbor Uganda reported a large outbreak of HPAI H5N8 last January around Lake Victoria (see ESA: HPAI H5N8 in Africa). Other reports of HPAI H5 (H5N1 and H5N8 …

Posted on 20 May 2017 | 4:39 am

Avian influenza (bird flu) in winter 2016 to 2017

Avian influenza (bird flu) is a disease of birds. The H5N8 strain of the disease has been found in the UK in farmed and wild birds since December 2016. Public Health England advises the risk to public health is very low and the Food Standards Agency has …

Posted on 17 May 2017 | 3:23 am

Iran’s egg export hard to crack despite bird flu containment

IRAN: The export of eggs from Iran remains hard to crack, even after the country was reported to be clean of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus. H5N8 was first detected in Iran in late November 2016. Later in March 2017, it was reported that the …

Posted on 16 May 2017 | 4:27 am

DEFRA UK Department for Environment Food an : Avian influenza (bird flu) in winter 2016 to 2017

Avian influenza (bird flu) is a disease of birds. The H5N8 strain of the disease has been found in the UK in farmed and wild birds since December 2016. Public Health England advises the risk to public health is very low and the Food Standards Agency has …

Posted on 14 May 2017 | 5:05 pm

Bird classes abandoned as Otley falls victim to avian flu

Defra said after the second outbreak: “The UK’s deputy chief veterinary officer has confirmed H5N8 avian flu in a backyard flock of chickens and ducks near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire. “A 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone have been put …

Posted on 10 May 2017 | 2:36 am

Second bird flu case in backyard flock in Lancashire

H5N8 bird flu has hit a second flock of chickens near Thornton in Lancashire. The second case of the disease, which is very serious in susceptible bird species, but is not thought to represent a threat to humans, was detected on Saturday, just two days …

Posted on 9 May 2017 | 11:39 pm

Second H5N8 case in a backyard flock in Lancashire

A second case of H5N8 avian influenza has been confirmed in a backyard flock of chickens and ducks near Thornton. It is understood that the flock contained nine birds, a number of which have since died and the rest will be humanely culled.

Posted on 9 May 2017 | 12:30 pm

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