ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIAN FLU

China poultry farm hit in new outbreak of H5N6 bird flu

2014-09-02 05:59

Nearly 18 000 geese died on a poultry farm in northeast China after being stricken by the H5N6 bird flu virus last month, the agriculture ministry says.

Officials purge safety board after anthrax crisis

2014-07-16 14:56

Federal officials, amid the worst US biosafety crisis in years, have dismissed 11 scientists that advises the government on how dangerous pathogens should be treated.

Western Cape ostriches to be killed

2012-07-12 09:38

Thousands of ostriches in the Western Cape are being slaughtered after a fresh outbreak of avian flu.

Editor backs change to bird flu policy

2012-02-18 12:28

The editor of the US journal Science says he supports the decision of bird flu experts in Geneva to make public controversial research about a mutant form of the H5N1 virus.

WHO 'deeply concerned' by mutant bird flu

2011-12-31 21:06

The WHO says it is "deeply concerned" about research into whether the H5N1 flu virus could be made more transmissible between humans after mutant strains were produced in labs.

Ostriches culled in Eastern Cape

2011-11-02 16:30

Sixteen ostriches infected with Avian Flu have been culled in the Eastern Cape, says the provincial department of rural development and agrarian reform.

EU aids SA with avian flu outbreak

2011-05-19 17:12

Animal health experts sent by the European Commission are helping South Africa cope with avian flu, which has halted ostrich meat exports.

 

CDC 'may never know' how bird flu mishap occurred

2014-07-22 08:21

The CDC 'may never know' how a fairly harmless form of bird flu was cross-contaminated with a dangerous bird flu strain before it was sent to a another laboratory.

Work resumes on bird flu studies

2013-01-24 15:53

Scientists around the world have declared an end to a moratorium on research into mutant forms of the deadly H5N1 bird flu that can be transmitted directly among mammals.

Mysterious disease kills children

2012-07-08 13:33

It's not bird flu or SARS, and nor does it appear to be contagious, but little more is known about a mysterious disease that has killed dozens of Cambodian children.

Bird flu claims another victim in China

2012-01-22 15:51

A man in southwest China who contracted the bird flu virus has died, the second human death in the country in just under a month.

China says man dies of bird flu

2011-12-31 15:16

A man in southern China's Guangdong province has died of bird flu a week after being admitted to hospital with a fever, reports say.

Huge ostrich cull doesn't stop pandemic

2011-05-24 20:41

SA has culled 10 000 ostriches, but avian flu is still crippling the industry.

SA suspends ostrich meat exports

2011-04-14 13:38

An avian flu outbreak has resulted in South Africa stopping exports of ostrich meat to European Union countries.

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