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Experts Respond: Potential avian influenza ... - Science Media Centre

[Science Media Centre] The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has today urged heightened readiness and surveillance against a possible major resurgence of the H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza amid signs that a mutant strain of the deadly Bird Flu virus is spreading in Asia and beyond.    

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August 31, 2011

New strain of avian Influenza increasing in Asia

[Brownfield] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is warning a new vaccine-resistant strain of the H5N1 Avian Influenza is spreading across Asia. The FAO is urging increased surveillance and preparedness for a flare-up of this new strain this fall as birds migrate.

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January 31, 2011

Japan: Bird flu outbreak affects zoos | Chen Qi-The World of Micro ...

[Chen Qi-The World of Micro-Organism] Before H1N1 grabbed all the headlines, the biggest threat seemed to be the H5NI strain of Avian Influenza, or "bird flu," which was identified in Southeast Asia in 2004.

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July 16, 2010

Global Avian Influenza

[Public Health Agency of Canada - Updates] A particularly strong subtype called the Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Asian Strain has been found in birds in parts of Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Humans have become infected with this virus. 

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March 22, 2010

What are the symptoms of avian flu | No SubHealth | How to get ...

[No SubHealth] They have good reasons to believe have been exposed to avian flu, if you live in or recently traveled in Southeast Asia / South Asia, Middle East, Europe or Africa. Especially if you work or chicken or you’ve been around chickens.

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Posted at 09:09 AM

April 01, 2009

ReliefWeb » Map » South Asia: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza ...

[ReliefWeb - occupied Palestinian territory - Latest Updates] South Asia: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreaks in Bangladesh, India and Nepal (2008 Nov - 2009 Feb). Map of 'South%20%20Asia%3A%20Highly%20Pathogenic%20Avian.

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February 11, 2009

ReliefWeb » Map » South East Asia: Highly Pathogenic Avian ...

[ReliefWeb - Democratic Republic of the Congo (the) - Latest Updates] South East Asia: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreaks in India and Nepal (2008 Nov - 2009 Jan). Map of 'South%20East%20Asia%3A%20Highly%20Pathogenic%20Avian.

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November 10, 2008

Genetic evidence for avian influenza movement from Asia to North ...

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July 11, 2008

Nature looks at the status of avian influenza three years after ...

ScienceBlogs : Combined Feedhttp://scienceblogs.com/effectmeasure/2008/07/nature_looks_at_the_status_of.php [ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed] Written in question and answer format, Butler surveys the current situation. I'm pretty much in agreement with his assessments, although perhaps not as sanguine as he is the situation is improved as much in southeast asia.

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May 09, 2008

H5N1 strain of avian flu continues to spread through Asia, Africa ...

Old People's News.com[Old People's News.com] The lethal H5N1 version of the virus is mutating rapidly and rampaging through bird flocks throughout those parts of the world, infecting and often killing people who come in contact with them.

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February 15, 2008

Media: Asia faces `Grave Situation' Over Bird Flu

Avian Flu Diaryhttp://afludiary.blogspot.com/2008/02/media-asia-faces-grave-situation-over.html [Avian Flu Diary]     HONG KONG, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Asia is facing the grave situation of fighting against the spread of bird flu outbreak, with the reports of more human contraction of the disease in recent days.

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January 16, 2007

Asia Pacific Nations Going Green

http://clipmarks.com/clipper/haraya [Clipmarks - haraya's clips] clipped by: haraya Clip Source: www.cbsnews.com(CBS/AP) Asian and Pacific leaders signed an agreement Monday to help reduce their dependence on...

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December 28, 2006

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Ignore It...

http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com [Simply Left Behind] Africa has joined Asia as a "ground zero" spot for avian flu outbreaks, specifically Nigeria and now Egypt, which along with these two reported deaths has a third confirmed case. Vietnam has once more announced a wholesale slaughter of domestic birds, while South Korea announced a fourth confirmed case in December alone.

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September 08, 2006

Low-risk H5N1 bird flu found in Pennsylvania...

[Home (aboutflu.net)] WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second round of tests on swans in Michigan confirmed the birds have a low-pathogenic strain of H5N1 and not the deadly avian influenza virus that has killed more than 141 people in Asia, Europe and Africa, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday.

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August 21, 2006

Regional Asia health meet seeks bird flu strategy

[Enflu] The two-day ministerial meeting in the capital Dhaka will discuss strategies against malaria, avian flu and pandemic-influenza and other health-related issues, officials said.

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August 15, 2006

"The Swan Murmurs Sweet Strains With a Flattering Tongue, Itself the Singer of Its Own Dirge"

[the fiveforty | the fiveforty] From this article in Reuters: "We can definitely say this is not the H5N1 highly pathogenic virus that's been found in Asia and other parts of the world," said the U.S. Agriculture Department's Ron DeHaven, head of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. "It's not the introduction of that virus into North America." Phew!

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June 13, 2006

Asia investors seem to lack flu concern: analyst

[Enflu] "I was surprised when I was in Asia a few weeks ago that people there don't talk about bird flu," said Richard Bernstein, the brokerage's chief investment strategist, speaking at the Reuters Investment Outlook Summit in New York.

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May 15, 2006

Fears Of Bird Flu In Asia Wane

http://europepanflu.blogspot.com [Pandemic Flu from Europe] "The virulent bird flu that raised fears of a human pandemic has been largely snuffed out in Southeast Asia where it claimed its first victims. 'In Thailand and Vietnam, we've had the most fabulous success stories,' said Dr.

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April 29, 2006

Masks Not Top Flu Fighter

[Pandemic Virus Facts and Information] Health experts fear the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu that has killed more than 100 people and millions of birds in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East will mutate into one more easily spread among humans.

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November 01, 2005

H5N1 in Canada?

RatcliffeBlog””Mitch's Open Notebook[RatcliffeBlog””Mitch's Open Notebook] If you wanted proof of how fast a pandemic can get out of control, look at the potential spread of the avian variety of H5N1 from Southeast Asia and Siberia, the two areas it was identified just three months ago, to today, when it is in Europe and, potentially, Canada.

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August 31, 2005

UN agency sees bird flu virus spreading to Europe, Africa, Middle East

Pets.com.sg[Pets.com.sg] UN agency sees bird flu virus spreading to Europe, Africa, Middle East ROME (AP) - The bird flu virus that has hit several countries in Asia is likely to spread to Europe, the Middle East, south Asia and Africa, a U.N. food agency said Wednesday.

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August 07, 2005

This is huge

http://doctorandy.blogspot.com [Dr. Andy] Government scientists say they have successfully tested in people a vaccine that they believe can protect against the strain of avianinfluenza that is spreading in birds through Asia and Russia. . . . although the vaccine that had undergone preliminary tests could be used on an emergency basis

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