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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 ...

China's Wen's overhauls poultry business after bird flu toll - Reuters Mon, 30 Oct 2017 05:57:29 GMT

China's Wen's overhauls poultry business after bird flu toll
Reuters
BEIJING, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Chinese chicken breeder Guangdong Wen's Foodstuff Group Co Ltd said on Sunday it had switched to new broiler breeds and expanded sales of chilled poultry meat in the wake of the country's worst-ever wave of bird flu last ...

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H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea - CIDRAP Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:03:50 GMT

CIDRAP

H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea
CIDRAP
In new H5N6 avian flu developments, a Chinese man is hospitalized in critical condition after he likely contracted the virus from poultry, and South Korea reported an outbreak from the highly pathogenic virus at a commercial duck farm. Poultry ...

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Are China's Chickens Contaminating America's Plates? - Foreign Policy (blog) Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:36:58 GMT

Foreign Policy (blog)

Are China's Chickens Contaminating America's Plates?
Foreign Policy (blog)
In early 2004, during the H5N1 bird flu outbreak, China stopped importing poultry products from the United States. Later, it agreed to call off the ban, but the United States failed to reciprocate. The primary reason for this was that Congress ...

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New bird flu strain mutation more contagious - The Star Online Sat, 28 Oct 2017 04:29:44 GMT

New bird flu strain mutation more contagious
The Star Online
Beijing: A veterinary institute in China has found that the H7N9 bird flu virus has mutated, making the infection of animals significantly easier, but a Chinese health official said the mutation will not increase the risk of human-to-human transmission.

Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls - Grand Forks Herald Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:39:40 GMT

Grand Forks Herald

Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Grand Forks Herald
While the worst-ever U.S. bird-flu outbreak killed millions of birds in 2015, the epidemic has since abated. "After avian ... Still, China, once the second-largest turkey export market, has maintained a ban on American poultry imports since 2015. That ...

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China's Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from Italy's Milan over bird flu outbreak - Xinhua Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:58:19 GMT

China's Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from Italy's Milan over bird flu outbreak
Xinhua
HONG KONG, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The food safety authority of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced on Monday suspension of poultry products imports from the province of Milan in Italy over an outbreak of bird flu. In view of ...

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Bird flu is back – Lincolnshire farmers warned to be as vigilant as disease outbreaks in Europe - LincolnshireLive Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:20:39 GMT

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Bird flu is back – Lincolnshire farmers warned to be as vigilant as disease outbreaks in Europe
LincolnshireLive
Lincolnshire famers are being urged to be on their guard following confirmation of a bird flu outbreak in Europe. The influenza is known to spread easily among poultry and on rare occasions has also been reported to have been contracted by humans ...

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
The unpredictability of flu strains is reflected in the latest behaviour of a new strain of H7N9 bird flu circulating in China. Research last week suggested the virus can transmit easily among animals and cause lethal disease, raising alarm that the ...

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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
While the worst-ever U.S. bird-flu outbreak killed millions of birds in 2015, the epidemic has since abated. “After avian ... Still, China, once the second-largest turkey export market, has maintained a ban on American poultry imports since 2015. That ...

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