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Washington: Bird flu advisory issued in Yakima
Outbreak News Today
The Yakima Health District has been informed by the Washington State Department of Health that two bird flocks exhibited at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima tested positive on September 28 for low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI).
Two flocks of birds at C. Washington State Fair test positive for avian fluYakima Herald-Republic
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Fin24

Govt response to Bird Flu too slow - Annette Steyn - POLITICS ...
Politicsweb
Note to Editors: Please find attached English and Afrikaans soundbites by the DA Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Annette Steyn MP.
Zokwana dragging feet on bird flu outbreak - DA | Fin24Fin24
Bird flu crisis worsens in S. Africa - DeathRattleSports.comDeathRattleSports.com

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Homeowners association attend basic disaster preparedness seminar | SunStar
Sun.Star
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---Members of the Homeowners Association of Miranda Compound in Barangay Maimpis attended a Basic Disaster Preparedness Seminar on October 5 at the Heroes Hall here. The activity was realized through the effort of the City ...


Alabama's News Leader

UAB health expert shares natural disaster preparedness tips
Alabama's News Leader
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Waiting until after damage happens is the wrong way to approach a natural disaster. Preparing for Tropical Storm Nate is no different. UAB Public Health expert Dr. Lisa McCormick explains why some are left without adequate ...

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South African Broadcasting Corporation

Tackling bird flu virus is complex: NSPCA
South African Broadcasting Corporation
Johannesburg City Parks says they've been receiving a huge number of calls reporting sightings of dead birds. (REUTERS). Tags: Johannesburg City Parks · National Council of SPCA · Bryce Marock · Jenny Moodley · Avian Flu · South African Poultry ...


Two flocks of birds at C. Washington State Fair test positive for avian flu
Yakima Herald-Republic
In avian flu strains that do affect humans, symptoms show up one to 10 days after exposure. With low-pathogenic strains such as this one, symptoms are the same as for normal human flu: cough, fever, body aches, weakness and fatigue, and sometimes sore ...

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KABC-TV

Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair in Northridge helps train families for emergencies
KABC-TV
The 10th annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair takes place on Saturday at the Northridge Fashion Center, located at 9301 Tampa Avenue, where families can get one-on-one assistance in planning ahead. President of the Southern California ...


South African Broadcasting Corporation

Eggs shortage imminent due to Avian Flu
South African Broadcasting Corporation
The South African Poultry Association has warned of a possible shortage of eggs due to the H5N8 strain of bird flu. About one-million birds have already died or been culled in Gauteng as a result of the deadly Avian flu virus while an estimated four ...

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South African Broadcasting Corporation

SABC News - Pretoria Zoo armed for bird flu:Friday 6 October 2017
South African Broadcasting Corporation
The Pretoria Zoo has put preventative measures in place in response to the outbreak of avian flu in Gauteng.

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South African Broadcasting Corporation

Bird flu crisis worsens in S. Africa
Xinhua
CAPE TOWN, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The bird flu crisis continued unabated in South Africa despite intensified efforts to curb the pandemic, authorities said on Friday. The highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 virus has been confirmed in five provinces ...
Pretoria Zoo armed for bird fluSouth African Broadcasting Corporation

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Fin24

Zokwana dragging feet on bird flu outbreak - DA
Fin24
Cape Town - Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana has been dragging his feet over the avian flu crisis that is threatening the country's poultry and ostrich industries, DA MP Annette Steyn said on Friday. "The failure by the Minister ... to produce a ...


Independent Online

Pretoria Zoo shields flock from avian flu | IOL News
Independent Online
Preventative measures have been implemented at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa after the recent outbreak of avian flu.
Pretoria Zoo shields flock from Avian Influenza | The CitizenCitizen

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Citizen

Pretoria Zoo shields flock from Avian Influenza
Citizen
Preventative measures have being implemented at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa (NZG) in Pretoria after the recent outbreak of Avian Influenza in areas neighbouring the South African capital, spokesman Craig Allenby said on Friday.


South Africa: Bird Flu - Slow Response From Government Places Thousands of Job On the Line
AllAfrica.com
While Minister Zokwana is dragging his feet on a plan to effectively deal with the outbreak, the poultry and ostrich industries are left in the lurch to deal with this crisis that could potentially wipe them out. This became clear from discussion the ...

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South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Poultry Association grapples with bird flu outbreak
South African Broadcasting Corporation
The South African Poultry Association says it's putting measures in place to ensure that there's not shortage of poultry and related products due to the bird flu virus. The virus has now spread to five provinces in the country, with Gauteng reporting ...


Eyewitness News

'Current bird flu in WC a lot worse than we think'
Eyewitness News
CAPE TOWN – An Avian Veterinarian says the current bird flu that has hit the Western Cape is a lot worse than they think. The outbreak has seen more than two million birds have died or culled in the province so far since June. The World of Birds in ...


Eyewitness News

Agriculture dept surveilling farms across SA to curb bird flu
Eyewitness News
JOHANNESBURG – The Agriculture Department says it's currently doing surveillance on farms across the country in efforts to prevent the wild spread of bird flu. The virus hit Johannesburg last month with 581 birds culled across the city since. City ...
Avian flu shuts down Montecasino Bird GardensBusiness Day
Bird flu locks down Jozi's beauty spotsTimes LIVE
Wild bird species face wipeout as avian flu spreads to city parksCitizen
Rosebank Killarney Gazette -South African Broadcasting Corporation -SowetanLIVE
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Disaster preparedness for SMEs
Fiji Sun Online
... Disaster Resilience Council and USAID's Climate Ready Project signed a Letter of Agreement yesterday to launch a training of trainer's project supporting small and medium sized businesses across our country to improve their disaster preparedness.

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Western Cape has lost R800 million thanks to avian flu
Cape Business News
Western Cape minister of economic opportunities Alan Winde said yesterday that his province had suffered the most with reported cases of avian influenza in the country. So far this year, the province has confirmed 36 cases and 70 ostrich farms are ...

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Contagionlive.com

Preparing for Pandemics and Streamlining Vaccine Development
Contagionlive.com
We live in a world where diseases are emerging and re-emerging, and spreading at an accelerating rate. Several recent outbreaks, including those fueled by the Ebola and Zika viruses, may be a harbinger of a devastating pandemic. “Some of the emerging ...

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