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[Enflu] WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mallard ducks in Pennsylvania have tested positive for a low-pathogenic strain of the H5N1 bird flu virus, the U.S. Agriculture and Interior departments said on Saturday, adding to cases detected recently in Maryland and Michigan.
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[Birdflueconomics.blogspot.com] Bird Flu Economics: Many people who have concerns about the possibility of a bird flu pandemic will have asked themselves, "Am I the only one concerned about this?" Well, the first inference is "Yes, there are many concerned people, but almost 19 times as many are concerned about what's up for Paris Hilton."
[Birdflu.wordpress.com] Bird Flu News Digest: LONDON (AP) - Wildlife officers were keeping watch on 3 million birds and a dozen dead swans were being tested for the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus Friday, as the British government rolled out a crisis plan after the country’s first confirmed case of the disease. Around 250,000 free-range birds were being moved indoors and restrictions on bird movements were in place in heavily policed zones close Save to My Web
[Newsnow.co.uk] NewsNow: Bird Flu: The Bird Flu Dance National Review (Weblog) 15:53 29-Aug-06 .12-hour H5N1 diagnosis kit developed to combat bird flu .
[Mcall.com] Hunters should be on lookout for bird flu : The Morning Call Online: Last week, the USDA announced it had possibly discovered an H5N1 strain of bird flu in two mute swans taken from Lake Erie in Monroe County, Mich. Those swans were among 20 killed as part of a state program to reduce populations of the non-native species.
[News.bbc.co.uk] BBC NEWS | Special Reports | 2005 | Bird Flu: Current threat: Bird flu does not pose a large-scale threat to humans as it cannot pass easily from one person to another
[daily-article.com] The End Times Are Now: says: ‘To feel such regret for past conduct as to change one’s mind regarding it’, so you cannot just ask for salvation, then live your old life, the bible clearly tells us that, read this carefuly, it’s right from the bible: 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 - “Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God?
[Bird Flu Protection Tips in America] USDA: Fact Sheet - Avian Influenza Updated: Evidence of LPAI H5N1 has been found in wild birds in the United States in recent years and is not closely related to the more severe HPAI H5N1 circulating overseas. Examples of historical reports of LPAI H5N1 received by USDA include:
[unbossed.com] Science Teachers - Cool Links to Science Sites: The American Association for the Advancement of Science, (AAAS), is holding its annual meeting this week. There are more than 200 symposia, plenary lectures, topical lectures, seminars, presidential tracks and other sessions.
[Bird Flu News Digest] Bird Flu Blog: - Pullen Park Paddleboats Docked... : WRAL - The lab has ruled out bird flu or any virus that could be transmitted to humans, he said. Tissue and blood samples from the dead birds have been sent to a lab in Pennsylvania for further testing, he said.
[The Coming Influenza Pandemic?] August 16 Flu Update: "Those drugs were designed using the structure from one group of neuraminidases and, it turns out, genetically, there's another group," said John Skehel, senior author of the study and director of the National Institute of Medical Research in London. "The first group contains five neuraminidases, and the second group contains four."
[Scott's Spot] Bird Flu Nears Pennsylvania: But it still could be a relatively harmless (except to mute swans), low-grade H5N1 strain, code named Little Bird Flu, instead. Government scientists are on the case and will work round the clock until we know the cause of death of these unfortunate creatures.
[Welcome to ErieBlogs.com: The best site in Erie about Erie] Erie PA News and Events for Tuesday August 15,... : Three years ago today, on August 28 2003, pizza delivery man Brian Douglas Wells was allegedly locked into a bombing device by a stranger and ordered to rob a PNC bank branch on Peach St in Erie, Pennsylvania. When he was detained by state police following the robbery, the bomb exploded, killing him instantly.The FBI is still offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the identification of the individual or individuals responsible for the bank robbery and death of Brian Wells.There is more info on the Erie Collar Bomber case from Court TV and America's Most Wanted.