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Migrating birds may bring bird flu to North America
Science Daily
Circulation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu in North American Birds. Apr. 2, 2015 — Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 viruses of Eurasian origin continue to circulate and evolve in North American wild birds. The term 'highly pathogenic' refers to ...


Advice on the bird flu alert for owners in Newcastle & the North East
The highly pathogenic H5N8 strain of bird flu currently killing thousands of birds in the UK was first identified in Europe in November. Restrictions were put into place at the start of December to limit risk to UK bird populations and have been extended.
Bird Flu exclusion zone extendedNorth East Connected (press release) (subscription)
East Anglian egg farmer's fears about 'free range' status following bird flu orderEast Anglian Daily Times
BASC advises members to plan ahead after latest bird flu outbreakPolitics.co.uk

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BBC News

Avian flu leads to free-range egg status concerns in Wales
BBC News
A Welsh farming union has raised concerns that keeping poultry indoors due to avian flu will damage their free-range egg and meat status. There have been eight ... It led to an avian flu prevention zone being extended to all of Wales. But NFU Cymru is ...

East Anglian Daily Times

Farmers' leaders call for extension of free-range status while bird flu order remains in place
East Anglian Daily Times
The UK government's chief vet declared a 'prevention zone' in England on December 6, and ordered all keepers of poultry and captive birds to implement measures to protect birds against H5N8, a form of avian influenza currently circulating in Europe.
Farming unions call on EU officials to extend 12-week free range statusFG Insight

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My Panhandle

Parker Council Members Host Disaster Preparedness Workshop
My Panhandle
On every fifth Tuesday of a given month, the Parker City Council hosts a disaster preparedness workshop for homeowners. On this Tuesday night, the workshop couldn't have come at a better time. A little over a week ago an afternoon storm swept through ...

Medical Daily

Avian Flu 2017 Latest Risk: With Upsurge In Human Cases Of A(H7N9), The Health Signs To Know
Medical Daily
The avian flu virus does not easily spread to humans, according to Medical Xpress. Human infection typically occurs when bird flu virus gets into a person's eyes, nose, mouth, or is inhaled. Additionally, the spread of avian influenza viruses from one ...
H7N9 Virus Continues to Spread in ChinaPrensa Latina

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Indian poultry becoming resistant to bird flu virus?
Times of India
Hyderabad: Have the birds in India, particularly poultry, adapted to the deadly avian flu virus? Recent trends in the outbreak of bird flu in different parts of the country have led experts to believe that the H5N1 virus may not pose much danger to ...
Growing Hunger for Brazilian Chicken as Bird Flu Spreads ...Bloomberg
ALERT: Bird flu advisory issued for ChinaNews24
Bird Flu: Strain found in Uganda is less lethalNew Vision
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Cambodia reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in southeast | Reuters
Cambodia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the southeastern part of the country, the World ...
H5N8 detected again in Nigeria, H5N1 in CambodiaCIDRAP

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ALERT: Bird flu advisory issued for China
Cape Town - Travellers are being warned about travelling to certain countries, a total of 40, that have reported outbreaks of avian flu, commonly known as bird flu, in wild birds and domestic poultry since November 2016. World Health Organization (WHO ...

In These Times

Bird Flu Factories: How Industry Backed Science Favors Big Poultry and Ignores Danger
In These Times
Bird Flu Factories: How Industry Backed Science Favors Big Poultry and Ignores Danger. By Rob Wallace ... Multiple outbreaks of deadly H5 bird flu are decimating poultry across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The epidemic, moving ... MEAN RELATIVE ...

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Modern Farmer

More Cases of Human Bird Flu in China Have Experts Worried
Modern Farmer
More cases of human bird flu in China were confirmed last week while a variety of subtypes continue to wreak havoc on the poultry industry in Europe, Africa, and Asia. The confluence of these events has the World Health Organization on high alert with ...
Two Cases of H7N9 Bird Flu Registered in China's North-East ...Sputnik International
2 new bird flu cases reported in ChinaIndia.com
Recent upsurge of A(H7N9) flu cases in ChinaScience Daily
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Modern Farmer

A New, "Highly Aggressive" Bird Flu Has Been Found in Germany
Modern Farmer
H5N5 had already been found in wild geese in Germany and in wild birds in the Netherlands, Italy, Montenegro, Italy, Croatia and Israel. “This discovery shows how dynamic the bird flu is. The virus is still present and is changing,” Habeck told ...


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