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Avian influenza in humans 2017: Hong Kong officials break it down
Outbreak News Today
In 2017 (as of November 20), human infections with H5N1, H5N6, H7N9 and H9N2 viruses have been reported so far. Influenza A (H7N9) virus/CDC. H5N1 avian influenza. Four human H5N1 cases have been reported to the World Health Organization ...


FarmingUK

Changes to avian influenza housing rules come into force in EU
FarmingUK
"The changes to the rules come as a direct response from the European Commission to concerns raised by EU hen farmers about the potential economic losses for free range farms. In times of high risk of avian influenza EU-wide veterinary rules require ...


Kanlaon disaster preparedness still on | SunStar
Sun.Star
Despite the significant decrease in the volcanic quakes of Mount Kanlaon recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), disaster preparations were still discussed by concerned National Government agencies led by the ...


Transworld Snowboarding

Bird Flu Crew The Movie – Full Movie
Transworld Snowboarding
The Bird Flu Crew is fully sick and they wouldn't have it any other way. Check their full pow movie, based on camaraderie and fun, and dealing with the highs and lows of a winter season in Tahoe. Featuring riding by Carson Pippin, Jordan Nield, Ross ...


Glens Falls Post-Star

Disaster preparedness training program in Hartford on Monday
Glens Falls Post-Star
HARTFORD — State officials and the Washington County Department of Public Safety will host a "citizens preparedness training program" Monday night at the Hartford Fire Department station on Route 40. The program will include a 90-minute training ...


The Diplomat

Preparing for Disaster in the Philippines
The Diplomat
Although there are no short-term solutions to the array of challenges the Philippine government faces in terms of coping with climate change-affected disasters, forming a separate department for disaster preparedness and response is a first step ...


Swedish bird flu setback leads Scandi Standard profits lower
Agrimoney.com
“As a new case of bird flu was detected in a Swedish commercial flock during the second quarter, trade restrictions for Swedish poultry products are expected to remain for some time, with accompanying adverse effects on operating income,” Mr Hansen said.
Third quarter report 2017NB Herard

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Swedish bird flu setback leads Scandi Standard profits lower
Agrimoney.com
“As a new case of bird flu was detected in a Swedish commercial flock during the second quarter, trade restrictions for Swedish poultry products are expected to remain for some time, with accompanying adverse effects on operating income,” Mr Hansen said.


Asian Scientist Magazine

China Gets The Go Ahead To Use Recombinant Interferon Against Bird Flu
Asian Scientist Magazine
22, 2017) – Chinese scientists have received approval to use chicken α-interferon, a naturally occurring immune stimulant, in the prevention and treatment of avian influenza in poultry. The rapid development of poultry farming poses challenges to the ...


Third quarter report 2017
NB Herard
Adjusted operating income* increased by 11 percent to MSEK 84.4 (76.1), corresponding to a margin of 4.6 (4.8) percent. Adjusted operating income* improved in Denmark and Norway, but declined in Sweden and Finland. The bird flu had a negative impact ...

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Yahoo News

According to new reports, bird flu is back. Here's what you need to know.
Yahoo News
Also known as avian flu, it's a form of the flu virus that naturally circles through birds. “Sometimes it can jump the species barrier into humans and spark a pandemic, because it's not a type of flu that human immune systems have been exposed to ...

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Journal of the San Juan Islands

Learn about disaster preparedness in San Juan County
Journal of the San Juan Islands
What are the likeliest potential threats to our region, and how can islanders prepare for them materially, mentally, and communally? Join experts in the field at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the San Juan Island Grange for an interactive evening ...


Outbreak News Today

China: Human H5N6 avian influenza case reported in Guangxi
Outbreak News Today
Officials with China's National Health and Family Planning Commission are reporting an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in a Guangxi man. The case involved a 33-year-old man from Guigang. He developed symptoms on November 7 and ...
Mixed Emotions After Virulent Strain of Avian Influenza DiscoveredThe Korea Bizwire

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Rappler

DA to review Philippine policies on bird flu
Rappler
'We will conduct a review on how we should handle the [avian influenza] problems in the future because... the industry actually suffered because of the very strict measures that we implemented,' says Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol ...

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TODAYonline

Bird flu is spreading in Asia, experts (quietly) warn
TODAYonline
In 2005, it was feared that the H5N1 avian flu, which killed or forced the culling of millions of chickens and ducks, would mutate and spread widely among humans. It still circulates, primarily in Egypt and Indonesia, but so far has not become a human ...
Why experts are quietly concerned about bird flu - AxiosAxios

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SanJuanIslander.com

Nov. 28: Learn about Disaster Preparedness in San Juan County
SanJuanIslander.com
What are the likeliest potential threats to our region, and how can Islanders prepare for them materially, mentally, and communally? Join experts in the field at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 28, at the San Juan Island Grange, 151 1st Street in Friday ...

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UNTV News

South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert level
UNTV News
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the south west of the country and raised its bird flu alert level to the highest ranking. The virus was discovered on a farm ...
South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert ...Business Insider
South Korea steps up bird flu measuresGlobalMeatNews.com
Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu Found in Wild Bird Dropping in Southern S. KoreaThe Korea Bizwire
RT -Sputnik International -ThePoultrySite.com
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Axios

Why experts are quietly concerned about bird flu - Axios
Axios
Global health officials are quietly ratcheting up concern about H7N9 bird flu, per the New York Times. "The number of human infections reported in [this ...

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Sputnik International

Bird flu halts all poultry trade in South Korea
RT
A highly pathogenic strain of bird flu has been discovered at a South Korean poultry farm, causing the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs to impose a 48-hour nationwide ban on the movement of poultry, farm workers and vehicles. The farms ...
South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert levelBusiness Insider
South Korea Introduces Quarantine at Farms Over Bird Flu CaseSputnik International
Highly pathogenic bird flu found in wild bird droppingsThe Korea Herald
GlobalMeatNews.com -ThePoultrySite.com -Korea Times
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Spirit FM

Bird flu warning to poultry keepers in West Sussex
Spirit FM
With 'high risk' Avian flu season approaching, West Sussex Trading Standards are urging poultry keepers to take precautions now. As the Autumn migration of birds to the UK starts, South East England in particular is at greater risk of bird flu ...

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