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Philippines reports second outbreak of bird flu - minister
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MANILA: The Philippines has found a second outbreak of bird flu in another province in the main Luzon island, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol said on Friday, a week after reporting the country's first case of the poultry disease. The second ...
Suspected bird flu cases reported in 2 Nueva Ecija towns ...Philippine Star
Bird flu spreads to Nueva Ecija but under control—agriculture chiefThe Manila Times
Two bird flu cases confirmed in Nueva EcijaGMA News
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Temporary ban on cockfighting eyed vs avian flu
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - Cockfighting, a favorite Filipino pastime, might be banned for two weeks in Pampanga as part of measures to contain avian flu. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said he suggested a temporary ban on cockfighting to Gov.
Cockfighting banned in Philippine region hit by bird flugulfnews.com
Davao poultry grower: No bird flu in MindanaoManila Bulletin
Bird flu in Pampanga: DA to cull more fowls from controlled areaRappler
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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 ...


Philippine Star

Suspected bird flu cases reported in 2 Nueva Ecija towns
Philippine Star
A soldier is dressed in protective clothing by two veterinarians as other Army men watch during a safety orientation in San Luis, Pampanga yesterday. Around 300 soldiers are being tapped to help cull fowls in the town following a bird flu outbreak ...

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Davao poultry grower: No bird flu in Mindanao
Manila Bulletin
Davao City – Amid the avian influenza outbreak in San Luis, Pampanga in Central Luzon, a poultry grower in Davao Region, the sixth largest producer of chicken meat in the country and the second in Mindanao, yesterday said there is no need to panic ...

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GMA News

DOH: 'Heightened surveillance' with DA vs. avian flu outbreak ...
GMA News
Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Rosell-Ubial reaffirmed efforts by the Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Agriculture (DA) to monitor the ...

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UNTV News

DA braces for arrival of migratory birds, possible carriers of avian flu ...
UNTV News
Various agencies of the government in Region 11 joined forces in intensifying the monitoring of the possible entry of poultry products contaminated with avian flu ...
Task force to inspect farms for bird flu in Davao Region » Manila ...Manila Bulletin
Bacolod City veterinarian to monitor entry of fow products in portsSun.Star

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ABS-CBN News

Economy can weather bird flu, farm sector 'buoyant,' Pernia says
ABS-CBN News
MANILA - The economy can withstand the bird flu outbreak in a small farming town and the agriculture sector is expected to remain "buoyant," Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said Thursday. Agriculture accounts for only a small portion of ...

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ABS-CBN News

Egg farmers fear millions in losses with bird flu scare
ABS-CBN News
Duck egg producer Nilo Dela Cruz invites media to observe his farm in San Luis Pampanga on Tuesday. Dela Cruz invested around P2 million into his duck raising business. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News. MANILA - Egg farmers in Luzon fear losing ...


Financial Tribune

Egg Imports Allowed During Bird Flu Outbreak
Financial Tribune
The outbreak led to the culling of some 12 million chicken as the avian influenza had spread across 24 Iranian provinces. “Considering Iran's geographical location, the country is always prone to this virus. The birds, coming from the North Pole, pass ...

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Philippine Star

2 Pampanga poultry workers negative for bird flu
Philippine Star
SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga , Philippines – Two poultry workers who had shown avian flu symptoms were found to be negative of the virus, Central Luzon's chief government epidemiologist said yesterday. Dr. Jessie Fantone, regional epidemiologist of the ...
Philippine troops deployed to battle bird flu outbreakThe Straits Times
2 Pampanga farm workers tested negative for bird flu virus – DOHInquirer.net
Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battleReuters
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Inquirer.net

Four areas in Cebu under close watch vs bird flu
Inquirer.net
The avian influenza, affecting more than 18,000 fowls in Pampanga, may not have reached Cebu; but the provincial government's veterinary office (PVO) is not taking any chances to ensure the outbreak will not happen here. The PVO is now closely ...


Chicken shipment from Luzon intercepted in CDO amid avian flu ban
Minda News
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 16 Aug) – Quarantine officials on Tuesday intercepted at the port here a 21-ton shipment of dressed chicken from Luzon amid a ban issued by the Department of Agriculture (DA) because of the discovery of avian flu in ...

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Farmer's Weekly

DAFF confirms 16 avian influenza cases across SA - Farmer's Weekly
Farmer's Weekly
August has reportedly seen a total of 16 cases of the H5N8 strain of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in South Africa.

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Inquirer.net

2 Pampanga farm workers tested negative for bird flu virus – DOH
Inquirer.net
The two poultry farm workers from San Luis, Pampanga, who earlier manifested flu-like symptoms, tested negative for bird flu virus, according to the Department of Health (DOH). According to Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial, the Research Institute for ...
2 people with flu-like symptoms test negative for bird fluABS-CBN News
Philippines to Send Troops to Halt Bird Flu's SpreadVoice of America
Piñol expects bird flu outbreak to affect agri performance in Q3Rappler
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Eyewitness News

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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ABS-CBN News

Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battle
ABS-CBN News
MANILA - 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 of human ...


Farmer's Weekly

Bird flu outbreak spreads | IT-Online
IT-Online
The bird flu (HPAi H5N8) outbreak has spread to Mpumalanga and the Western Cape and led to calls for widespread vaccination. On 7 August 2017 a case of ...
DAFF confirms 16 avian influenza cases across SA - Farmer's WeeklyFarmer's Weekly
Bird flu detected on Western Cape ostrich farms - ExpressNewslineExpressNewsline

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ABS-CBN News

KFC says it's bird flu-free
ABS-CBN News
"KFC Philippines would like to assure our loyal patrons that our famous line of fried chicken products are neither affected nor threatened by present concerns over avian flu," the company said in a statement. All tests on KFC Philippines' chicken have ...


Bird flu outbreak not affecting hotels, restaurants in Negros Occidental
Sun.Star
THE bird flu outbreak in Pampanga has not affected hotel and restaurant business in the province, an official of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Negros Occidental (HRANO) said. Roberto Magalona, director of Hrano, Tuesday, ... "We sympathize ...

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