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China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province – Channel NewsAsia


China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province
Channel NewsAsia
BEIJING: China confirmed a bird flu outbreak at quail farms in the country's southwestern province of Guizhou, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement on Friday. The outbreak in Luodian, a city of 345,000 people in southwestern Guizhou, was …

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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 8:05 am

Bird flu confirmed in 2 Nueva Ecija towns – Piñol – Rappler


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Bird flu confirmed in 2 Nueva Ecija towns – Piñol
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – The towns of Jaen and San Isidro in Nueva Ecija province have confirmed cases of bird flu, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced on Friday, August 18. "There are two cases of bird flu in Jaen and San Isidro," ANC quoted …
Philippines reports second outbreak of bird flu – ministerChannel NewsAsia
Army soldiers cull 6000 chickens in battle vs bird fluInquirer.net
Suspected bird flu cases reported in 2 Nueva Ecija townsPhilippine Star
CNN Philippines
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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:23 am

Don’t underestimate bird flu – Inquirer.net


Don't underestimate bird flu
Inquirer.net
We should not underestimate bird flu even if the strain may not be as dangerous for now. Once it mutates and is transmitted from bird to human host, and spread between humans, it can be very dangerous. Please remember the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918 …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:14 pm

Economy can weather bird flu, farm sector ‘buoyant,’ Pernia says … – ABS-CBN News


ABS-CBN News

Economy can weather bird flu, farm sector 'buoyant,' Pernia says …
ABS-CBN News
The economy can withstand the bird flu outbreak in a small farming town and the agriculture sector is expected to remain buoyant, Socioeconomic Planning …

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:21 am

Egg farmers fear millions in losses with bird flu scare – ABS-CBN News


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Egg farmers fear millions in losses with bird flu scare
ABS-CBN News
MANILA – Egg farmers in Luzon fear losing millions of pesos with their produce restricted to the country's main northern island, as authorities contain bird flu in a small farming town, a former lawmaker said Thursday. In the town of San Jose, Batangas

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 1:20 am

Two WC farms under quarantine after bird flu confirmed – EWN – Eyewitness News


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Two WC farms under quarantine after bird flu confirmed – EWN
Eyewitness News
Provincial Agricultural MEC Alan Winde says although they are taking the virus seriously it's unlikely it will spread to humans.

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Posted on 16 August 2017 | 8:21 am

Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battle – Reuters


Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battle
Reuters
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines will deploy hundreds of troops to hasten a cull of about 600,000 fowl, the farm minister said on Wednesday, as part of efforts to rein in the Southeast Asian nation's first outbreak of bird flu. There has been no case

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:52 am

Show chicken feet for bird flu payment, farmers told – Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Show chicken feet for bird flu payment, farmers told
Inquirer.net
Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol holds a manual for Avian Influenza Protection during a news conference on the confirmation of the first bird flu case in the country Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Pinol said the
MAP: Barangays near bird flu outbreak in PampangaRappler
Amid bird flu outbreak, 2 farm workers isolated after showing symptomsGMA News
Philippines warns against killing of migratory birds amid avian flu outbreakReuters
Philippine Star –Sun.Star
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Posted on 15 August 2017 | 11:25 pm

Two swans found with bird flu H5N8 in Switzerland – Reuters – Reuters


Two swans found with bird flu H5N8 in Switzerland – Reuters
Reuters
ZURICH (Reuters) – Two new cases of bird flu have been reported in western Switzerland, the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) said in a …

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Posted on 15 August 2017 | 3:10 pm

South Africa’s Western Cape province confirms presence of H5N8 … – Reuters


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South Africa's Western Cape province confirms presence of H5N8 …
Reuters
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa's Western Cape has detected type H5N8 bird flu on two ostrich farms, the province's agriculture department said on …
More cases of bird flu detectedTimes LIVE
Bird flu in SA – 16 outbreaks since JuneSowetanLIVE
It's official…. bird flu has been confirmed in the Western CapeThe South African
Citizen –Anadolu Agency –eNCA
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Posted on 15 August 2017 | 6:25 am

H5N8 – BingNews

UPDATE 1-South Korea lifts ban on U.S. poultry, egg imports -USDA

“They are in desperate need still,” he said. South Korea, Asia’s fourth-largest economy, was hit hard by the deadly H5N8 bird flu strain after the first case was confirmed in November, leading to a record culling of more than 37 million farm birds …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 6:26 pm

H5N8 HPAI confirmed in a dead wild mute swan in Norfolk

In Europe, reports of H5N8 HPAI have continued in a number of countries. Since 19 July 2017, Italy has reported twelve outbreaks of H5N8 HPAI. The presence of the virus in a mute swan in Norfolk confirms that the disease has continued to circulate as …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:39 am

Egg Imports Allowed During Bird Flu Outbreak

Hit hard by the H5N8 bird flu virus last year, the Iranian government says in case the deadly strain strikes again in fall and winter, imports will be allowed with a 5% duty. “The decision is a preemptive measure in the event the country is hit again …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 3:15 pm

South Africa reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu

South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu on two ostrich farms in the Western Cape, the province’s agriculture department said on Tuesday. “Both farms were placed under quarantine immediately, and no birds are allowed to …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 1:00 am

South Africa’s Western Cape province confirms H5N8 bird flu

South Africa’s Western Cape has detected type H5N8 bird flu on two ostrich farms, the province’s agriculture department said. The virus is highly pathogenic in birds but considered unlikely to infect humans. READ MORE South African agriculture saw 44,000 …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 11:57 pm

South Africa’s Western Cape province confirms presence of H5N8 bird flu

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s Western Cape has detected type H5N8 bird flu on two ostrich farms, the province’s agriculture department said on Tuesday. The virus is highly pathogenic in birds but considered unlikely to infect humans. “Both farms …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 11:28 pm

Switzerland: Two Dead Swans Test Positive For H5N8

More evidence – as if we needed it – that the H5N8 virus continues to circulate at low levels this summer in Europe, as Swiss officials announced today the discovery of two dead swans retrieved 5 days ago from the southern shores of Lake Neuchatel, near …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 8:24 am

Two swans found with bird flu H5N8 in Switzerland

ZURICH (Reuters) – Two new cases of bird flu have been reported in western Switzerland, the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) said in a statement on Tuesday. Two swans were found dead on Aug 10 at Lake Neuchatel near Yverdon-les-Bains close …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 8:01 am

Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries update report on HPAI H5n8 outbreak in South Africa

On 7 August 2017, another case of Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 was detected in a commercial layer farm in Mpumalanga Province in the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality. Control measures were applied and all birds culled. The first cases of …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 2:19 am

South Africa confirms presence of H5N8 bird flu

CAPE TOWN:South Africa’s Western Cape has detected type H5N8 bird flu on two ostrich farms,the agriculture department confirmed on Tuesday.The virus is highly pathogenic in birds but it is said that it wont be infecting the humans. “Both farms were …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 2:06 am

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