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Bird flu scare shuts down popular songbird garden in Hong Kong for 21 days - South China Morning Post Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:17:25 GMT

South China Morning Post

Bird flu scare shuts down popular songbird garden in Hong Kong for 21 days
South China Morning Post
A bird flu scare in Hong Kong has silenced the repertoire of caged tunes enthusiasts are accustomed to hearing at the popular Yuen Po Street Bird Garden in Mong Kok, as authorities on Friday closed down the area for 21 days and declared it an infection ...
Mong Kok bird garden shut over avian virusHong Kong Standard (press release)

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Hong Kong's bird market to close for 21 days after avian flu virus found in sample - Hong Kong Free Press Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:05:27 GMT

Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong's bird market to close for 21 days after avian flu virus found in sample
Hong Kong Free Press
According to HK01, the department disposed of 2,834 birds at the store. The department required all shops in the garden to clean their stalls thoroughly. It said cleansing of the bird garden and its vicinity will be stepped up. “People should avoid ...

Confirmed avian flu testing prompts action from Hong Kong Government - GlobalMeatNews.com Wed, 11 Apr 2018 08:22:26 GMT

GlobalMeatNews.com

Confirmed avian flu testing prompts action from Hong Kong Government
GlobalMeatNews.com
Other measures taking place to combat the disease include Hong Kong police and the Customs and Excise Department deterring the illegal import of poultry and birds into the country to minimise the risk of avian influenza outbreaks. The Department of ...

Hong Kong pet bird market temporarily closed amid detection of bird flu virus - Xinhua Sat, 14 Apr 2018 10:51:58 GMT

Hong Kong pet bird market temporarily closed amid detection of bird flu virus
Xinhua
HONG KONG, April 14 (Xinhua) -- The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has announced the closure of a pet bird market after the detection of bird flu virus in a bird shop. A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries ...

News Scan for Apr 16, 2018 | CIDRAP - CIDRAP Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:24:51 GMT

News Scan for Apr 16, 2018 | CIDRAP
CIDRAP
Difficulty distinguishing pneumonia from volume overload in a patient with renal failure delayed a MERS-CoV diagnosis at a Riyadh hospital last year, which led to a superspreading event that sickened 44 people at three health facilities, Saudi ...

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Avian flu outbreak feared in coming winter - BusinessLIVE - Business Day Tue, 10 Apr 2018 03:42:12 GMT

Business Day

Avian flu outbreak feared in coming winter - BusinessLIVE
Business Day
Threats of a fresh bird flu outbreak include a drop in investment, job losses and loss of export markets.

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News Scan for Apr 12, 2018 - CIDRAP Thu, 12 Apr 2018 21:54:38 GMT

News Scan for Apr 12, 2018
CIDRAP
In avian flu outbreak developments over the past week, Denmark, Sweden, and Hong Kong reported new highly pathogenic H5N6 detections in wild birds, and Taiwan reported several more poultry outbreaks involving H5N2. In Denmark, tests on 70 wild birds ...

Did the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Originate in China? - The News ... - The News Lens International Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:01:28 GMT

The News Lens International

Did the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic Originate in China? - The News ...
The News Lens International
Amid the centenary of the largest mortality event in human history, understanding the origin and spread of Spanish Flu is more important than ever. Tags: spanish flu, China origin theory, H1N1, H7N9, Michael Worobey, Dr. Dennis Shanks.

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Type B flu virus: An emerging threat? - Himalayan Times Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:18:48 GMT

Himalayan Times

Type B flu virus: An emerging threat?
Himalayan Times
There are four types of influenza viruses that are classified into types A, B, C and D. The first three types of viruses can infect humans. Among these, type A particularly causes seasonal outbreaks every year and sometimes even pandemic in humans ...

A century after the Spanish flu, are we ready for another pandemic? - The Sydney Morning Herald Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:05:52 GMT

The Sydney Morning Herald

A century after the Spanish flu, are we ready for another pandemic?
The Sydney Morning Herald
A chance encounter lets it loose in New South Wales. Then again, it thrives on chance encounters. On January 20, 1919, two strangers find themselves in a railway carriage, sharing the long, rackety train journey from Melbourne to Sydney. It's midsummer ...

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