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Bird flu leads to industry losses of R954m - eNCA - eNCA Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:57:18 GMT

eNCA

Bird flu leads to industry losses of R954m - eNCA
eNCA
Parliament has been informed that as of 9 January 2018, no new outbreaks have been reported on commercial farms.
Bird flu wipes out R954m, SA turns to importsBizcommunity.com

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Warning that SA is still at risk for bird flu in 2018 - Fin24 Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:07:55 GMT

Fin24

Warning that SA is still at risk for bird flu in 2018
Fin24
Durban - After being devastated by highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8) - or bird flu - outbreaks in 2017, South Africa's poultry industry, which includes domestic fowl such as chicken, geese and ducks, could face another wave of outbreaks in ...

Zim now free from Avian flu - The Herald Mon, 05 Feb 2018 22:37:02 GMT

Zim now free from Avian flu
The Herald
The Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services and all stakeholders remain on high alert as the global status of Avian Influenza or Bird Flu remains unpredictable,” she said. Dr Ushewokunze-Obatolu said the general surveillance of all key animal ...

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Zimbabwe free of avian flu - Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:46:52 GMT

Zimbabwe free of avian flu
Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)
... an official declaration of the end of the avian influenza that hit our country over the period May to August 2017. "Operations at Irvine's Private Limited are now reverting to normal," Ushewokunze-Obatolu said in a statement. "The Department ...

Avian flu leads to industry losses of R954m - report - Fin24 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:05:34 GMT

Fin24

Avian flu leads to industry losses of R954m - report
Fin24
Cape Town - The highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N8) or avian flu resulted in losses of R954m for the poultry industry, a report by the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has revealed. SAPA's acting CEO, Dr Charlotte Nkuna, made presentations ...

Could the 1918 Spanish flu kill millions again? - Health24 Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:39:13 GMT

Health24

Could the 1918 Spanish flu kill millions again?
Health24
In 1918, an influenza pandemic called the Spanish flu killed millions of people all over the world. While flu normally targets the young and the elderly, this specific type of flu affected people of all ages – even strong, healthy people in their 20s ...

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Quantum Foods performing well, despite avian flu outbreak - Creamer Media's Engineering News Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:25:06 GMT

Quantum Foods performing well, despite avian flu outbreak
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Meanwhile, production costs decreased in all three other African businesses following the decline in feed raw material costs. “This, together with stronger demand from the market for day-old chicks and eggs, is expected to result in improved margins ...

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Govt, industry must be commended for overcoming bird flu - Chronicle Tue, 06 Feb 2018 23:02:07 GMT

Chronicle

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Govt, industry must be commended for overcoming bird flu
Chronicle
About 210 000 birds had to be culled and the property quarantined as the Government and Irvine's battled to contain the infestation at the property south of Harare and that it does not spread to other farms. The operation has been successful because ...

Western Cape govt urges caution around bird flu | The Citizen - Citizen Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:26:56 GMT

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Western Cape govt urges caution around bird flu | The Citizen
Citizen
Farmers and bird owners in the Western Cape have been urged to exercise caution around the bird flu virus by maintaining strict biosecurity measures.

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Can I get flu from my dog? - Health24 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:40:42 GMT

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Can I get flu from my dog?
Health24
Swine influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease in pigs caused by type A influenza virus, which regularly causes outbreaks of influenza in pigs. Influenza viruses have the capability to mutate swiftly, creating new flu strains. When influenza ...

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