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Bird flu is spreading in Asia, experts (quietly) warn - TODAYonline Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:44:08 GMT

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Bird flu is spreading in Asia, experts (quietly) warn
TODAYonline
The 2017-2018 flu season in the United States does not yet seem unusually threatening. But Australia, where winter recently ended, just suffered one of its deadliest outbreaks in a decade, and the H3N2 and B Yamagata strains that dominated there are ...

Why experts are quietly concerned about bird flu - Axios Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:59:23 GMT

Axios

Why experts are quietly concerned about bird flu
Axios
Also worth watching: Australia just had one of their worst flu seasons on record, and the strains that circulated there are slated to be prevalent in the US this flu season. But the US has much higher vaccination rates than Australia, so the season may ...

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Vaccines may struggle as new flu strains emerge - Irish Times Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:04:40 GMT

Irish Times

Vaccines may struggle as new flu strains emerge
Irish Times
However, if strains of the flu virus that are already circulating in Australia or or their close relatives emerge in the northern hemisphere, the existing vaccine is likely to be only partially effective. On Thursday, the chairman of the National ...

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French and Riviera News Tuesday 21st November 2017 - Riviera Radio Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:10:57 GMT

French and Riviera News Tuesday 21st November 2017
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Foie Gras - The price of foie gras is set to rocket in France once again this Christmas as the industry continues to suffer the effects of two outbreaks of bird flu in as many years. The controversial delicacy remains popular in France, especially at ...

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$32m boost for UQ research - UQ News Fri, 10 Nov 2017 03:20:50 GMT

$32m boost for UQ research
UQ News
“UQ won the second highest number of Discovery Project grants awarded to universities across Australia, underscoring its position as a research powerhouse,” Professor Høj said. “And the 19 DECRA awards have ... “For example, young Indigenous researcher ...

Australian tests confirm bird flu strain from PHL can affect humans - BAI | SunStar - Sun.Star Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:45:36 GMT

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Australian tests confirm bird flu strain from PHL can affect humans - BAI | SunStar
Sun.Star
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) confirmed Thursday that a strain of bird flu, which could be transmitted to humans, has been found from Pampanga farms where the outbreak took place. "It's positive for H5N6," Dr. Arlene Vytiaco of the Bureau of ...
Bird flu can infect humans, but risk 'very low'Philippine Star
Philippines watching suspected bird flu cases in humansChannel NewsAsia
Agriculture Department: PH bird flu strain transmissible to humansCNN Philippines
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Australian lab confirms bird flu outbreak in Pampanga | SunStar - Sun.Star Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:17:59 GMT

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Australian lab confirms bird flu outbreak in Pampanga | SunStar
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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) said that an Australian laboratory confirmed that the Avian Influenza A(H5) virus killed thousands of birds in six poultry farms in San Luis, Pampanga. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said ...

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Australia tests confirm bird flu - Inquirer.net Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:45:52 GMT

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Australia tests confirm bird flu
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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The picture of the avian influenza outbreak that struck three towns in Central Luzon remains incomplete despite tests done in Australia confirming that the region was indeed hit by the bird flu. This was why the Bureau of Animal ...

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Lab in Australia confirms bird flu outbreak in Pampanga - Rappler Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:16:46 GMT

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Lab in Australia confirms bird flu outbreak in Pampanga
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He added: "The result of the laboratory test [from the] Australian Animal Health Laboratory confirms positive presence of bird flu in San Luis using as samples those specimens submitted by the Department of Agriculture and the Bureau of Animal Industry.".
Australian lab result confirms bird flu in Pampanga – agriculture deptThe Manila Times
Avian flu poultry ban partially liftedPhilippine Star

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News Scan for Oct 26, 2017 - CIDRAP Thu, 26 Oct 2017 21:26:01 GMT

News Scan for Oct 26, 2017
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Australia's flu season, still under way, has been marked by a record number of lab-confirmed flu cases and high numbers of clinic visits, severe illnesses, institutional outbreaks, and deaths, with New South Wales state especially hard hit, the team wrote.

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