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Daily Trust

How to keep bird flu at bay
Daily Trust
Bala Mohammed noted that bird flu is a highly pathogenic disease caused by the avian influenza virus which causes massive morbidity and mortality of poultry. “When I say pathogenic, it means they can cause very serious disease and the moment they do ...


The Hindu

Bird flu: Pilikula park on alert
The Hindu
Pilikula Biological Park here is on alert in view of reports on bird flu in Bengaluru. Chicken feed to animals in the park has been banned since three days as a precaution, according to H. Jayaprakash Bhandary, director of the park. Visitors to the zoo ...


Arab News

Dammam bird market shut down as bird flu precautionary measure
Arab News
DAMMAM: The Eastern Province secretariat has shut down the central bird market in Dammam at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of bird flu, SPA reported. The secretariat also banned birds around the areas in which ...

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Arab News

Riyadh man dies of MERS; 5 new avian flu cases reported
Arab News
A man, wearing a mouth and nose mask, checks his phone as he leaves the hospital's emergency department, in this file photo, in Riyadh.(AFP). Related Articles. Health experts zero in on camels to fight deadly MERS virus · 7,700 camels carry MERS virus ...


Taiwan News

Avian flu leads to culling of 10000 birds at Taiwan chicken farm
Taiwan News
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the statement released by Yunlin County's Animal and Plant Disease Control Center on Friday, a chicken farm in the county has been identified to be infected with a subtype of the H5 avian influenza virus which has ...


The Indian Express

Outbreak of bird flu in Karnataka; Maharashtra border districts on alert
The Indian Express
Officials of the Maharahstra Animal Husbandry Department have been put on alert along districts near the Karnataka border after an outbreak of H5 avian influenza was reported at Dasarahalli village in Bengaluru Urban district. Maharashtra Animal ...


Arab News

Bird flu outbreak prompts Saudi Arabia to ban poultry imports from the Netherlands
Arab News
Tracy Otterson puts avian influenza samples in the centrifuge to clean them up before moving to extraction, in this file photo taken on April 8, 2015 at the University of Minnesota's Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory in St. Paul, Minn. (AP). Related ...


The Hindu

Bird flu: Pilikula park on alert
The Hindu
Pilikula Biological Park here is on alert in view of reports on bird flu in Bengaluru. Chicken feed to animals in the park has been banned since three days as a precaution, according to H. Jayaprakash Bhandary, director of the park. Visitors to the zoo ...


The Hub at Johns Hopkins

What the 2017 hurricane season can teach us about disaster preparedness and city planning
The Hub at Johns Hopkins
In a matter of weeks this summer, Hurricane Harvey swamped Houston with rainfall of Biblical proportions while two other monster storms—Irma and Maria—clobbered the Caribbean islands and the Florida peninsula. The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico was ...

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NDTV

Avian flu: Sanitation of infected area begins
The Hindu
The Department of Animal Husbandry, on Friday, took up sanitation measures at Dasarahalli where one country chicken tested positive for the H5 strain of avian flu. Senior officials told The Hindu that personnel have been spraying sodium hypochlorite in ...
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Poultry World

Costs of US avian flu outbreak in 2014/5
Poultry World
The huge loss of birds was nearly three times more than the previous worst US bird flu outbreak in 1983/4 which claimed 17m chickens and turkeys. Though these higher prices increased revenue for producers not directly affected by the outbreak ...


Focus Taiwan News Channel

Chicken farm in Yunlin hit by avian flu, 10461 birds culled
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Jan. 5 (CNA) A chicken farm in Yunlin County has been confirmed to be infected with a subtype of the highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza virus, leading to the culling of 10,461 birds, the city's Animal and Plant Disease Control Center said ...


Independent Online

No new cases of bird flu at previously uninfected farms in Western Cape
Independent Online
Poultry farms and owners have been urged to be vigilant and to apply biosecurity measures over avian flu concerns. Picture: EPA. There had been no new cases of avian influenza at previously uninfected farms in the province, Western Cape authorities ...


The Quint

Avian Flu: Officials Find Monitoring Unlicensed Shops Difficult
The Quint
The H5N1 Avian Influenza (bird flu) which hit the city after a gap of five years, came after the flu was detected at the KGN Chicken Center in Dasarahalli, North Bengaluru. As per officials, the shop did not have a license to sell meat. Though it is ...


Disaster preparedness training marks Day 4 - Tribune India
The Tribune
TheTribune: CHANDIGARH:The ongoing seven-day second annual NSS camp at Panjab University (PU) witnessed a plethora of informative activities on the fourth day, including the launch of Accessible India Campaign App, disaster preparedness training ...

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Times of India

Chicken, egg sales dip by 25% due to bird flu scare
Times of India
BENGALURU: The bird flu scare that's gripping the city following the death of eight chickens due to avian flu has affected sale of chicken meat. Over the last three days, the city has seen a 20-25% dip in sales of chicken meat and eggs, said Dr B G ...


Avian flu: Culling of birds in infected zone ends - The Hindu
The Hindu
Over 900 birds were culled and buried as per protocol on Thursday as a preventive measure against the spread of the avian flu virus. According to sources in the Department of Animal Husbandry, all the birds in a one-km radius of the shop in Dasarahalli ...

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Capital Press

Bird flu cost $1.3B in exports; broiler market hardest-hit
Capital Press
The 2015 bird flu outbreak killed relatively few broilers, chickens raised for meat, but it was that sector of the poultry industry that suffered the most economically, according to a new report by the USDA. The virus chiefly struck turkeys and egg ...

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