Bird flu news by region

This section of the site brings you bird flu news for most countries that have had some form of bird flu scare. As you will see this includes many regions of the world.

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Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn - New York Times Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:41:34 GMT

New York Times

Bird Flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn
New York Times
While trying to avoid alarmism, global health agencies are steadily ratcheting up concern about bird flu in Asia. Bird viruses that can infect humans — particularly those of the H7N9 strain — continue to spread to new cities there. Since October 2016 ...

Ready for a Global Pandemic? - Foreign Affairs Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:39:43 GMT

Foreign Affairs

Ready for a Global Pandemic?
Foreign Affairs
In such a calamitous scenario, neither the United States nor other countries would be well enough equipped to contain it, increasing the potential for a true national or global catastrophe. Consider the current H7N9 bird flu epidemic in China. It has ...

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

Axios

Why experts are quietly concerned about bird flu - Axios
Axios
Global health officials are quietly ratcheting up concern about H7N9 bird flu, per the New York Times. "The number of human infections reported in [this ...

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South Korea steps up bird flu measures - GlobalMeatNews.com Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:37:51 GMT

GlobalMeatNews.com

South Korea steps up bird flu measures
GlobalMeatNews.com
Government officials have also found traces of the highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N6 in wild bird droppings in the south of the country. In response to the series of bird flu scares, South Korea has banned local poultry farmers from ...

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This Canadian company is on the forefront of global efforts to stop the next pandemic - Cantech Letter Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:28:54 GMT

Cantech Letter

This Canadian company is on the forefront of global efforts to stop the next pandemic
Cantech Letter
A Vancouver-based gene sequencing company is using IBM's cloud capabilities to revolutionize the diagnostic process, aiming to give physicians an eight-hour turnaround in correctly identifying any type of pathogen, from the common flu bug to avian flu ...

Too many turkeys, cranberries should mean cheaper Thanksgiving - Indianapolis Business Journal Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:33:48 GMT

Too many turkeys, cranberries should mean cheaper Thanksgiving
Indianapolis Business Journal
“After avian influenza, the market actually over-corrected quite frankly and supply became excessive,” said Jay Jandrain, chief operating officer of Butterball LLC, the North Carolina-based producer that sells about a third of all Thanksgiving and ...

World financial leaders simulate a pandemic like Ebola, Marburg or ... - Washington Post Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:08:03 GMT

Washington Post

World financial leaders simulate a pandemic like Ebola, Marburg or ...
Washington Post
The government ministers were facing a new infectious disease outbreak. The mysterious virus was sickening and killing people with alarming speed.
The Deadly Panic-Neglect Cycle in Pandemic Funding - The AtlanticThe Atlantic

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PHL chicken exports declining even before discovery of bird flu - Business Mirror Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:26:03 GMT

Business Mirror

PHL chicken exports declining even before discovery of bird flu
Business Mirror
Even before avian influenza (AI) struck Central Luzon, Philippine chicken exports have been declining as government data indicated a double-digit drop in the volume of outbound shipments in the January-to-July period. Data from the Bureau of Animal ...

Is It Possible to Predict the Next Pandemic? - The Atlantic Wed, 25 Oct 2017 16:48:32 GMT

The Atlantic

Is It Possible to Predict the Next Pandemic?
The Atlantic
The Global Virome Project is even more ambitious. Proposed in 2016, and still ... Next up in difficulty: predicting whether a virus like H7N9 bird flu, which can infect humans but isn't known to cause major outbreaks, will eventually do so. Again ...

Astral Foods trumps difficult trading period with sterling FY17 results - Creamer Media's Engineering News Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:46:04 GMT

Astral Foods trumps difficult trading period with sterling FY17 results
Creamer Media's Engineering News
“On a positive note and key to local protein production, both global and local coarse grains (maize and soybeans) exhibit healthy stock-to-use ratios,” it highlighted. Astral also pointed out that current consensus pointed towards the promise of ...

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