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Three Mutations Could Help Bird Flu Spread Among Humans
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H7N9 is a subtype of avian influenza virus that usually infects birds. But, it is also a serious threat to human health, and has already crossed the species barrier into humans, causing hundreds of human infections and deaths. These cases have ...


Luxemburger Wort - English Edition

Special measures following bird flu outbreak lifted in Luxembourg
Luxemburger Wort - English Edition
Special measures following a bird flu outbreak in Luxembourg last month is being lifted on Thursday. The ministry of agriculture, viticulture and consumer protection announced Luxembourg is no longer considered a "surveillance zone". An outbreak of the ...

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News24

Zimbabwe on wild goose chase for source of bird flu
News24
Harare - Last month's outbreak of bird flu in Zimbabwe was likely triggered by domestic chickens or ducks, not wild or migratory water birds, a leading ornithologist says. Recent studies have shown the prevalence of bird flu to be very low in the wild ...


Taiwan News

Chicken farm in Taichung hit by avian flu, 2115 birds culled
Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release)
Taipei, July 5 (CNA) A chicken farm in Taichung has been confirmed to be infected with a subtype of the highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza virus, leading to the culling of 2,115 birds, the city's Animal Protection and Health Inspection Office said ...
Taiwan's Taichung City reports this year's first avian flu outbreakTaiwan News

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Times LIVE

Experts say bird flu not a threat to humans
Times LIVE
The SA Poultry Association has warned all types of chicken are at risk of contracting bird flu, whether free-range, hardbody or conventionally bred live chickens. Association CEO Kevin Lovell said the sale of live chickens had been banned to curb the ...


Bird Flu : 132 poultry farmers to receive FG's compensation in Kano
Pulse Nigeria
No fewer than 132 poultry farmers affected by the outbreak of bird flu in Kano State are expected to be compensated by the Federal Government. The affected farmers incurred huge losses during the outbreak of the disease two years ago. Alhaji Umar ...


The Sun Daily

Malaysia free of bird flu virus
The Sun Daily
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has been declared free from the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1, or better known as the bird flu virus, as of July 1. Veterinary Services Department director-general Datuk Dr Quaza Nizamuddin Hassan Nizam said the ...

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GlobalMeatNews.com

Bird flu sees South Africa toughen live chicken sales
GlobalMeatNews.com
“Following the outbreak of avian influenza in Zimbabwe, RCL Foods put in place enhanced biosecurity measures at all our farms. As a result of the recent outbreak in South Africa, we have introduced even more stringent biosecurity measures including a ...

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Ridge Times

Standerton farm under quarantine after Avian Influenza outbreak
Ridge Times
The outbreak of Avian Influenza in the area was widely reported on the past week. According to Mr Gary Arnold, managing director: Agriculture at Astral, strict biosecurity protocols are in place and all measures are taken to prevent further farms from ...


Times LIVE

All chicken types at risk of bird flu - poultry association - Times LIVE
Times LIVE
The SA Poultry Association has warned that all types of chicken are at risk of contracting bird flu‚ whether they are free range‚ hardbody‚ or a conventional live ...

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Arab News

SFDA imposes temporary ban on Belgian poultry products after avian flu outbreak
Arab News
Belgium's Ambassador Geert Criel told Arab News: “A number of cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza were recently identified in Belgium. Most of the reported cases relate to hobby holdings of captive birds, but two relate to poultry dealers.


Togo reports H5N1 bird flu in southern part of the country: OIE
Reuters
PARIS Togo reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from the Togolese farm ministry. The ...

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Independent.ie

France confirms case of bird flu
Independent.ie
The French agriculture ministry has announced that a case of the highly contagious H5N8 strain of bird flu had been confirmed on a farm in northern France and that it has put in place measures to contain the outbreak. The case was reported about 15 km ...
Saudi Arabia halts Belgian poultry, egg imports over bird fluReuters
Saudi Arabia bans Belgian poultry, eggs amid bird fluArabianBusiness.com
Saudi bans import of poultry from Belgium on bird flu fearsGulf Business News
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Six More H7N9 Avian Flu Cases Reported in China
ThePoultrySite.com
CHINA - China reported six more H7N9 avian flu infections last week, down from 10 reported the week before but showing further signs of ongoing virus circulation during the summer months when few or no human cases are typically recorded. In its regular ...


Novinite.com

Saudi Arabia halts Belgian poultry, egg imports over bird flu
Reuters
DUBAI The Saudi Food and Drug Authority has announced a temporary halt to poultry and egg imports from Belgium following an outbreak of contagious H5N8 bird flu there, the state news agency SPA reported on Sunday. Belgian health authorities said they ...
New bird flu cases found in France - Novinite.com - Sofia News ...Novinite.com
Avian influenza in the North: drastic measures to prevent the spreadThe Siver Times

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