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Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu - ABC News - ABC News Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:32:23 GMT

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Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu - ABC News
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Endangered African penguins living in a colony on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, have been further threatened by an outbreak of avian flu.
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Avian flu freezes coastal bird research in South Africa - Nature.com Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:42:55 GMT

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Avian flu freezes coastal bird research in South Africa
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Scientists have been banned from handling seabirds in South African coastal colonies, as authorities race to quell an avian-flu outbreak that is threatening endangered species. On 23 March, the South African Department of Environmental Affairs ...

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Bird flu poses new threat to endangered African penguin - The Times Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:01:59 GMT

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Bird flu poses new threat to endangered African penguin
The Times
The African penguin, which according to forecasts could be extinct in 20 years, is facing a new threat after “abnormal deaths” at a colony in Cape Town were attributed to bird flu. Scientific research into the endangered birds, which are found only in ...

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South Africa: North West On Bird Flu Outbreak in Parts of the Province - AllAfrica.com Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:53:11 GMT

South Africa: North West On Bird Flu Outbreak in Parts of the Province
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The Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) would like to confirm that parts of the Bokone Bophirima province has been hit by an outbreak of High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) commonly known as Bird Flu. Two of the ...

South Africa detects 3 avian flu cases - Xinhua Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:10:58 GMT

South Africa detects 3 avian flu cases
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JOHANNESBURG, April 13 (Xinhua) -- South Africa's Department of Rural, Environment and Agricultural Development (READ) in North West on Friday confirmed three cases of High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), also known as bird flu, in the area. They ...

Bird flu hits 2 North West districts | News24 - News24 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:57:10 GMT

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Bird flu hits 2 North West districts | News24
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The North West government has warned of an outbreak of bird flu in two districts, and has urged poultry farmers to be vigilant.

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Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu ... - myCentralOregon.com Sat, 21 Apr 2018 05:09:08 GMT

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Endangered African penguins threatened by avian flu ...
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iStock/Thinkstock(CAPE TOWN, South Africa) -- Endangered African penguins living in a colony on Boulders Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, have been further threatened by an outbreak of avian flu.According to Nature, veterinarians detected the virus in ...

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Three new bird flu cases identified in North West - Citizen Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:15:00 GMT

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Three new bird flu cases identified in North West
Citizen
The North West department of rural, environment and agriculture development (Read) has identified three new cases of bird flu. The outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), commonly known as bird flu, was identified on Friday in parts of ...

Boulders Beach penguins fall victim to bird flu outbreak - News24 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:18:38 GMT

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Boulders Beach penguins fall victim to bird flu outbreak
News24
As these are wild birds, containing the natural spread of the virus is not possible," she said. Avian influenza is spread from bird to bird via mucus and faeces. There are no indications that the virus will affect humans, but a small risk of infection ...

Poultry farmers urged to watch out for avian flu - Business Day Mon, 26 Mar 2018 03:56:57 GMT

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Poultry farmers urged to watch out for avian flu
Business Day
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has called on poultry farmers in coastal areas to be on high alert and improve their biosecurity amid fears of a fresh outbreak of the deadly avian flu. Last week, the Department of Environmental ...

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