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Bird flu science flap gets another review | Humanosphere

[Humanosphere] The same U.S. panel that originally recommended censoring research on the bird flu virus due to its potential use as a bioweapon is meeting this week to make further recommendations. Will it shift from the earlier position or re-endorse its cumbersome —

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March 30, 2012

How Two Mutant Strains of Bird Flu Led to an International ...

[American Scientist Online] In a secure laboratory built to contain harmful pathogens, Fouchier took the H5N1 bird flu virus and mutated it, through some worryingly simple steps, into an airborne strain that spread swiftly among ferrets in neighbouring cages. At first glance .

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March 28, 2012

Vietnam: Millions invested in avian flu control project « Flu News ...

[Flu News Network] http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/social-issues/222505/millions-invested-in-avian-flu-control-project.html. Canada • CIDRAP: Unique triple reassortant H3N2 viruses in turkeys include pH1N1 genetic material. Bangladesh ...

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Vietnam Invests Millions in Avian Flu Control Project | LoanSafe

[LoanSafe] (Source: Asia News Network (MCT) -- The government of Vietnam, with donor support, has set up an additional US$23 million fund for the Vietnam Avian and.

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March 26, 2012

Vietnam approves new fund to fight bird flu | Free Ebooks For ...

[Free Ebooks For Everyone] Since 2003, bird flu outbreaks have killed or led to the forced culling of millions of fowl in Vietnam, which is among the countries most affected by the H5N1 virus in Southeast Asia.

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H5N1 Pandemic Information News: Nepal-Bird-flu affected chicken ...

[H5N1 Pandemic Information News] As many as 2574 chickens in the poultry farming owned by Kamal Ghimire of Saibu-5 were killed and 450-kg feed destroyed after the bird flu stalked farming. Dr Mugal Shah, Chief at District Livestock Office, Lalitpur said as .

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March 23, 2012

Vietnam: $ 23 million to support avian flu, human flu

[H5N1 Pandemic Information News] 21/3, at the Capital Hotel Red River, the city of Vinh Yen (Vinh Phuc), Ministry of Health has organized conferences and workshops develop the project "Prevention of avian flu, human flu and the pandemic prevention in .

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Netherlands: LPAI H7 Bird Flu Identified In Turkeys - Avian Flu Diary

[Avian Flu Diary] Below you'll find a chart lifted and edited from CIDRAP's excellent overview Avian Influenza (Bird Flu): Implications for Human Disease showing non-H5N1 avian flu infections in humans over the past decade. CIDRAP FluA .

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March 19, 2012

The Netherlands: Avian influenza at Turkey Farm ... - PoultryMed.com

[Poultrymed] Home » Infectious diseases » Infectious Diseases 2012 » The Netherlands: Avian influenza at Turkey Farm in Limburg

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Mild variant avian influenza in Zuidwolde - PoultryMed.com

[Poultrymed] A mild variant of avian influenza has been found at a business trading in birds in Zuidwolde, Drenthe. This mild form of avian influenza was found in 160 swans intended for export.

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March 16, 2012

Arkanoid Legent: Avian influenza – situation in Indonesia – update

[Arkanoid Legent] She developed fever on 23 February 2012 and was hospitalized on the following day. She had breathing difficulty, her condition deteriorated and she died on 1 March 2012.

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Avian influenza in Cats - PoultryMed.com

[Poultrymed] The Israeli Veterinary Services reports an outbreak of avian influenza in cats, after eating turkey carcasses infected with avian influenza. The case was reported in Shalva the village were HPAI H5N1 was reported a week ago.

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March 14, 2012

The Coming Crisis: Human infections with H5N1 avian influenza ...

[The Coming Crisis] The World Health Organization (WHO) updated the cumulative numbers of human cases of avian influenza, or as it is more commonly known as, bird flu Monday.

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S. Korea Confirms Outbreak of Avian Influenza | Set You Free News

[Set You Free News] The Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the birds at a poultry farm in South Chungcheong Province were found to have been infected with the low pathogenic H9N2 strain of the avian influenza virus that .

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March 12, 2012

Arkanoid Legent: South Korea : Korea reports first suspected case of ...

[Arkanoid Legent] A suspected case was filed Sunday by a poultry farm in South Chungcheong Province where about 100 out of some 450 chickens are showing symptoms of AI, according to the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

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World Poultry - News: Indonesia: Avian influenza cases in early March

[WorldPoultry News] Seven cases of avian influenza in poultry in seven villages, five regencies and five provinces in Indonesia, were reported from 1 to 4 March 2012, according to data released by the Avian Influenza Disease Controlling Unit (UPPAI) of the Indonesian ministry of agriculture.

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March 09, 2012

The Coming Crisis: Vietnam reports 4th bird flu infection

[The Coming Crisis] Vietnam’s fourth bird flu (H5N1) patient of the year, and the first in the Central Highlands region, is being treated at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City, the hospital’s deputy director Le Manh Hung told Thanh Nien Wednesday.

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Food ? World Order : Genetically Altered Bird Flu Virus 'Not ...

[? Food ? World ? Order ?] from onlinenews.com.pk: The scientist who made a deadly bird flu virus transmissible in mammals, touching off public fears of a pandemic, said Wednesday that the virus he created was neither as contagious nor as .

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March 07, 2012

IEDCR On The Bangladesh H5N1 Cases

[Avian Flu Diary] AFD Avian Flu Diary Pandemic Influenza, H1N1 `Swine Flu', H5N1 `Bird Flu' and other Emerging Infectious Diseases

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New H5N1 Viruses How to Balance Risk of Escape with Benefits of ...

[Infection Control Today News Only Feed] This fall, the U.S. National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) set off a debate when it asked the authors of two recent H5N1 research studies and the scientific journals that planned to publish them to withhold crucial details of the research in the interest of biosecurity. The researchers had taken H5N1, a virus that cannot easily transmit from human to human, and developed strains of the virus that can transmit easily between ferrets, which are a common model for human influenza.

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March 05, 2012

Nature News Blog: Biosecurity group to review new avian flu data

[Nature News BlogNature News Blog»] Although the NIH continues to support the NSABB’s original recommendation to publish redacted versions of the original studies, they also “support revision of the manuscripts to include new data and elicit clarifications of old data”, said Fauci. The agency also would like the NSABB to reconvene to examine the revised manuscripts.

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Baxter's avian flu vaccine gets EU approval - Healthcare News ...

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