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March 19, 2012

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

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

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 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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February 27, 2012

Uncertain Path For H5N1 Research | February 27, 2012 Issue - Vol ...

[Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News] According to WHO, an expert panel it convened “reached consensus on two urgent issues related to the newly created H5N1 influenza viruses: extending the temporary moratorium on research with new laboratory-modified H5N1 viruses and recognizing that research on naturally occurring H5N1 influenza virus must continue in order to protect public health.” The statement also says that the panel supports full publication of two research papers on the work, accepted by Nature and Science, “however, there are significant public health concerns surrounding this research that should first be addressed.”

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February 24, 2012

Vietnam-Prevention of Avian Influenza - Getting hung up because of ...

[H5N1 Pandemic Information News] Facing the bird flu outbreak is the spread of power in many localities, 23-2 pm, the National Steering Committee on Avian Influenza Prevention convened an emergency meeting with local authorities in the country to discuss put out the service plan.

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H5N1 Pandemic Information News: risk of outbreaks of avian influenza

[H5N1 Pandemic Information News] On 23-2, the threat of avian influenza A/H5N1 outbreak, public health threat, the National Steering Committee for prevention of avian influenza conference briefings online direct emergency work prevention in many localities across the country.

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February 10, 2012

Chinese poultry markets linked to human H5N1 avian influenza

[The Coming Crisis] Henry Wan, an assistant professor in systems biology at MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine, collaborated with scientists in the World Health Organization Collaborative Centers for Influenza in China and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to investigate the connection.

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Presence of Avian Influenza Viruses in Waterfowl and Wetlands ...

[A TIME'S MEMORY] Presence of Avian Influenza Viruses in Waterfowl and Wetlands during Summer 2010 in California: Are Resident Birds a Potential Reservoir? (PLoS ONE, abstract, edited).

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September 26, 2011

FAO-OIE-WHO Bird Flu Technical Update

[Avian Flu Diary] Three clade 2.3.2.1 viruses have already been identified by WHO’s Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS; the group of experts that studies animal and human influenza viruses that may impact human health) to be considered for inclusion in future human inter-pandemic H5N1 vaccine viruses if needed.3

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September 21, 2011

Avian Influenza entered the Species Hurdle | Health Articles and ...

[Health Articles and News | AgeHealthily] Avian flu, that was identified more than a century ago in Italia, is an infectious illness of birds, and it is caused by kind A strains from the influenza virus. An outbreak associated with avian influenza offers occurred in quantity of Asian countries within their domestic and crazy bird populations.

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September 19, 2011

Avian Flu: Are All of us Sitting Ducks? | Health Artciles and News ...

[Health Artciles and News | AgeHealthily] What we understand: Immunologists seem in agreement that many humans build a good immunity to a number of influenza strains along with a strong immune system could possibly be the first responder to some flu attack. Although several prototype vaccines are being developed, there is absolutely no guarantee that they can conquer a mutated computer virus, and while 2 antiviral drugs Tamiflu as well as Relenza are thought to reduce the intensity of H5N1, they have to be given inside a 24-48 hour time period after infection.

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September 14, 2011

CDC - Influenza (Flu) | CDC Resources for Pandemic Flu

[CDC's Public Health Law News] Preventing the Spread of Influenza (the Flu) in Child Care Settings: Guidance for Administrators, Care Providers, & Other Staff

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September 09, 2011

Avian Influenza, USA Situation | ParticleView.com

[ParticleView.com] USA government agencies and public health officials throughout the world are keeping a close eye on a deadly strain of avian influenza that is currently circulating in Asia, Africa and Europe. Thus far, the strain identified as H5N1 has not appeared in North or South America, though other strains of the virus have been found in poultry in the Americas.

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September 05, 2011

Avian Influenza Risk Perception and Preventive Behavior « global ...

[global vaccine ethics and policy] Preventive behavior such as handwashing and wearing face masks has been recommended. However, little is known about what psychosocial factors might influence people’s decision to adopt such preventive behavior.

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September 02, 2011

H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza rears its head again ...

[World Veterinary Association] FAO urges heightened readiness and surveillance against a possible major resurgence of 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

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 29, 2011

Abuja varsity gets avian influenza centre | Thenigeriandaily.com

[Thenigeriandaily.com] Onyebuchi Chukwu, at the weekend in Abuja also received two mobile clinic vehicles presented by Hyundai, a Korean motor company, to boost healthcare delivery at the National and Gwagwalada Hospitals.

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Abuja varsity gets avian influenza centre | Ghanamma.com

[Ghanamma.com] Onyebuchi Chukwu, at the weekend in Abuja also received two mobile clinic vehicles presented by Hyundai, a Korean motor company, to boost healthcare delivery at the National and Gwagwalada Hospitals.

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