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South African egg prices seen rising 20 percent after avian flu outbreak
Reuters
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Egg prices in South Africa are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent after an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian flu in June forced farmers to cull egg laying birds, industry experts said on Thursday. The outbreak ...
Bird flu outbreak to send egg prices soaring | IOL NewsIndependent Online
Egg price expected to rise 20% due to tight supplies - Farmer's WeeklyFarmer's Weekly

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Egypttoday (blog)

Veterinary Services continues state of emergency to face Bird Flu ...
Egypttoday (blog)
CAIRO – 6 December 2017: The Central Administration of Preventive Medicine at the General Authority for Veterinary Services in the Ministry of Agriculture announced the continuation of the state of emergency in Egyptian governorates to face bird flu on ...

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Egypttoday (blog)

Veterinary Services continues state of emergency to face Bird Flu
Egypttoday (blog)
CAIRO – 6 December 2017: The Central Administration of Preventive Medicine at the General Authority for Veterinary Services in the Ministry of Agriculture announced the continuation of the state of emergency in Egyptian governorates to face bird flu on ...

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Southern Times Africa

SA bird flu affects Moza egg supply
Southern Times Africa
The southern parts of Mozambique will experience a shortage of eggs during the festive season as a result of the bird flu epidemic in South Africa, the government said on Monday. Domestic Trade national director Zulmira Macamo, however, said there were ...


International Atomic Energy Agency

NEW FAO/IAEA CRP: Stable Isotopes Help Trace Bird Migrations to Investigate the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza ...
International Atomic Energy Agency
“Historically, when outbreaks of avian influenza occur, tracking their origin and pinning their location down in real time has been very challenging,” said Gerrit Viljoen, Head of the Animal Production and Health Section of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division ...


Bird flu scare at Kukkarahalli Lake
Star of Mysore
Mysuru: There is a scare of outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) at Kukkarahalli Lake as anxious Veterinarians from the Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals (IAH&VB) on Dhanvantri Road visited the lake this morning and checked ...

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Scroll.in

The Daily Fix: Cyclone Ockhi exposes India's lack of disaster preparedness (yet again)
Scroll.in
In Kerala, hit by cyclone Ockhi, fishermen have stopped waiting for the state government and Coast Guard to help them. Communities banded together and launched their own search parties to look for missing neighbours at sea. A week after the tragedy ...
Ockhi raises questions over Kerala's disaster preparednessThe Hindu

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The Punch

AU tackles bird flu
The Punch
Veterinary experts of the African Union have expressed concern over the menace of bird flu, describing it as a serious threat to human lives, food security, birds and African economy. They made their position known at the Quality Control Center ...


The Herald

SA bird flu affects Moza egg supply
The Herald
“The bird flu in South Africa has led to many laying hens being slaughtered, and production levels have fallen,” she said, adding that central and northern parts of the country would not be affected. She said the Mozambican government had been ...


Inquirer.net

China aids Pampanga in bird flu fight | INQUIRER.net
Inquirer.net
Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda (right) receives a check for P7.7 million from Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua. —TONETTE T. OREJAS. China on Tuesday gave P7.7 million to the Pampanga provincial government to help prevent future avian influenza infestations ...

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Inquirer.net

China aids Pampanga in bird flu fight
Inquirer.net
Pampanga Gov. Lilia Pineda (right) receives a check for P7.7 million from Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua. —TONETTE T. OREJAS. China on Tuesday gave P7.7 million to the Pampanga provincial government to help prevent future avian influenza infestations ...

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Rappler

Timely interventions needed to attain bird flu-free status ...
Business Mirror
Just when the government thought that the bird-flu crisis is over, the virus struck again in Cabiao, Nueva Ecija. Avian influenza (AI) affected a layer farm in Cabiao, forcing the owner to cull some 42,000 birds. According to the Department of ...
Pampanga gets P7.7-M anti-bird flu 'token' from China - RapplerRappler
P7.7M from China to boost Pampanga's anti-bird flu program | SunStarSun.Star
China gives Pampanga P7.7 M to fight bird flu » Manila Bulletin NewsManila Bulletin

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The Connexion

No slaughter for 12000 Lot-et-Garonne bird flu ducks
The Connexion
... working with the minister for agriculture and food agency the Direction générale de l'alimentation (DGAL). The birds are known as “roe ducks”, and are sterile hybrids created by crossing two species of duck. They will later be used to make foie ...


Taiwan News

Migratory bird infected with H5N6 bird flu in Southern Taiwan
Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The remains of a black-faced spoonbill discovered at a park in Tainan were confirmed to have been infected with H5N6 avian influenza and epidemic prevention has been set up to prevent other infections, according to the city's ...


United States Geological Survey (press release)

Avian Flu From Abroad Can Spread in North American Poultry, Wild Birds
United States Geological Survey (press release)
The scientists studied avian flu viruses of the highly pathogenic variety. The designation of low or highly pathogenic avian flu refers to the potential for these viruses to kill domestic chickens. Strains of highly pathogenic avian influenza, or HPAI ...


Tainan reports avian influenza case in rare migratory bird
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Dec. 4 (CNA) A rare black-faced spoonbill found dead at a park in Tainan was confirmed to have been infected with the highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza, the city's Animal Health Inspection and Protection Office said Monday. The migratory ...


Hong Kong Standard (press release)

(Bird flu) Kunming man, 64, infected in Yunnan - The Standard
Hong Kong Standard (press release)
Southwestern Yunnan province reported a human infection of the H7N9 bird flu virus, local health authorities said today. The patient, a 64-year-old male from Kunming, was confirmed to be infected on November 30. A dozen chicken raised by the patient ...

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Centurion Rekord

The impact of bird flu on your pocket
Centurion Rekord
Have you noticed a sudden increase in egg prices at the store lately? You might want to read this to see why poultry prices have increased. 6 mins ago. Image: Pexels. In recent months, parts of South Africa were struck by a strain of the deadly avian ...


The Daily Freeman

Disaster preparedness training offered in Tivoli Dec. 12
The Daily Freeman
TIVOLI, N.Y. >> The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response will offer a Citizens Preparedness Training Program from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Tivoli Free Library at Historic Watts dePeyster Hall, 86 Broadway. The two-hour training ...


Disaster preparedness training offered in Tivoli Dec. 12
The Daily Freeman
TIVOLI, N.Y. >> The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response will offer a Citizens Preparedness Training Program from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Tivoli Free Library at Historic Watts dePeyster Hall, 86 Broadway. The two-hour training ...

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