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CNN

US falling short on bird flu preparation, report finds
CNN
The report comes two months after China began confirming human infections of one avian influenza strain, H7N9. Health officials are monitoring the cases in China, especially since the number of people infected exceeds previous instances in the nation, Dr.
USDA Unsure if Bird Flu Guidelines are Helping, GAO Finds - NBC ...NBCNews.com
USDA Has Taken Actions to Reduce Risks but Needs a Plan to Evaluate Its EffortsGovernment Accountability Office

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Realnoe vremya

Bird flu will leave Tatarstan without eggs, 450k hens and private poultry factory
Realnoe vremya
All hens are destroyed in Laishevo poultry complex. All-Russian Animal Breeding Scientific and Research Institute in Vladimir confirmed a presupposition of Tatarstan veterinaries about a bird flu epidemic in the poultry factory. The experts detected a ...


Channel NewsAsia

China H7N9 bird flu death toll fell to 24 in April - health authority
Channel NewsAsia
BEIJING: China reported 24 human fatalities from H7N9 bird flu in April, the national health authority said on Friday, compared with 47 deaths in March. It also reported 81 cases of human infection from H7N9 bird flu for last month, according to a ...

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Channel NewsAsia

China H7N9 bird flu death toll fell to 24 in April: health authority
WHTC
BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported 24 human fatalities from H7N9 bird flu in April, the national health authority said on Friday, compared with 47 deaths in March. It also reported 81 cases of human infection from H7N9 bird flu for last month ...
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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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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Cayman Compass

Monday is disaster preparedness day
Cayman Compass
National Day of Preparedness is being observed on Monday, May 15, the Discovery Day public holiday. The theme this year is “Know your Risks, Make a Plan, Get a Kit, Stay Informed.” Hazard Management's Awareness and Education Officer Simon Boxall ...


NBCNews.com

USDA Unsure if Bird Flu Guidelines are Helping, GAO Finds
NBCNews.com
U.S. agriculture officials do not actually know if they are doing enough to protect people and poultry from avian influenza, a government watchdog reported Thursday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is still relying on poultry producers to ... About ...
USDA Has Taken Actions to Reduce Risks but Needs a Plan to Evaluate Its EffortsGovernment Accountability Office
GAO Wants USDA to Better Reduce Risks of Bid Flu OutbreakDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

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Undark Magazine

Abstracts: Bird Flu, Albatross, Robots, and More
Undark Magazine
A new strain of avian influenza is causing a wave of deaths in China. The Government Accountability Office reports that if a flu pandemic reached the U.S., only one manufacturer could be counted on to make vaccines, which are harvested from fertilized ...


Atlanta Jewish Times

CDC Head Watching Bird Flu From China
Atlanta Jewish Times
CDC Head Watching Bird Flu From China. CDC developing new vaccine for H7N9 in case bird flu begins to spread from person to person. By David R. Cohen May 11, 2017, 3:15 pm 0. Email; Print; Share · HW-Schuchat. Acting CDC Director Anne Schuchat is ...


FG Insight

Avian flu restrictions to end in most of England
FarmersWeekly
Restrictions on poultry to limit the spread of avian flu will be lifted across most of England from Monday (15 May), Defra has announced. The UK's chief veterinary officer said the overall risk in England is “low”, compared with risk levels in November ...
High risk areas of the north-west hit by latest bird flu measuresFG Insight
Measures to protect poultry against avian flu to remain in south Cumbria and LancashireCumbria Crack

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Cumbria Crack

Measures to protect poultry against avian flu to remain in south Cumbria and Lancashire
Cumbria Crack
chicken-in-cage The UK Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed measures currently in place to reduce the risk of Avian Influenza will be lifted as planned across most of England from 15 May 2017. However, they will remain in place in targeted areas of ...

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Stillwater News Press

With bird flu surging, US needs to do more to prevent possible pandemic, GAO says
Stillwater News Press
WASHINGTON - If the United States were suddenly facing a potential avian influenza pandemic, just one U.S. manufacturer could be counted on to make human pandemic flu vaccine here. And although the chickens that lay the eggs used in the process are ...


With bird flu surging, US needs to do more to prevent possible pandemic, GAO says
Washington Post
If the United States were suddenly facing a potential avian influenza pandemic, just one U.S. manufacturer could be counted on to make human pandemic flu vaccine here. And although the chickens that lay the eggs used in the process are themselves ...


Washington Post

With bird flu surging, US needs to do more to prevent possible pandemic, GAO says
Washington Post
If the United States were suddenly facing a potential avian influenza pandemic, just one U.S. manufacturer could be counted on to make human pandemic flu vaccine here. And although the chickens that lay the eggs used in the process are themselves ...
USDA Has Taken Actions to Reduce Risks but Needs a Plan to Evaluate Its EffortsGovernment Accountability Office

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China lifts bird flu-related ban on Canada poultry imports: quality ...
Reuters
China has lifted a ban on Canadian poultry imports implemented in 2014 following an outbreak of bird flu, its quality watchdog said in a statement on Thursday.

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Nasdaq

China lifts bird flu-related ban on Canada poultry imports -quality watchdog
Nasdaq
BEIJING, May 11 (Reuters) - China has lifted a ban on Canadian poultry imports implemented in 2014 following an outbreak of bird flu, its quality watchdog said in a statement on Thursday. The ban had been in force since December 2014, when Canada ...


UPI.com

New point-of-care test may help tackle flu pandemics - UPI.com
UPI.com
Researchers have developed a fast and easy-to-use point-of-care diagnostic test that has the potential to stave off global flu pandemics.

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Science Daily

Nipping flu pandemics in the bud -- ScienceDaily
Science Daily
The threat of a major flu pandemic is a perennial concern. Now scientists have developed a fast and easy-to-use point-of-care diagnostic test that could one day ...
New point-of-care test may help tackle flu pandemics - UPI.comUPI.com

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EurekAlert (press release)

Nipping flu pandemics in the bud American Chemical Society
EurekAlert (press release)
Nipping flu pandemics in the bud. American Chemical Society. Share. Print E-Mail. IMAGE: Scientists are developing a disposable, easy-to-use flu detector that yields visible results (inset) in about 35 minutes. view more. Credit: American Chemical Society.

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Bird Flu Hits Taipei Poultry Market
ThePoultrySite.com
TAIWAN - A poultry market in Taipei was to be the source of an outbreak of the H5 subtype of avian influenza virus, the city's animal protection office said Monday. The market culled 304 chickens and suspended operation for 24 hours so that the ...

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