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Parasite that killed millions of UK's songbird found in mynas in Pakistan - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog) Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:17:50 GMT

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Parasite that killed millions of UK's songbird found in mynas in Pakistan
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
“Mynas have already been implicated in the spread of bird flu through contact with poultry, so this could be of concern to poultry farmers. However, further research and testing is needed to see whether the disease has yet spread from mynas to other ...

Trichomonosis discovered amongst myna birds in Pakistan - Science Daily Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:25:07 GMT

Trichomonosis discovered amongst myna birds in Pakistan
Science Daily
"Mynas have already been implicated in the spread of bird flu through contact with poultry, so this could be of concern to poultry farmers. However, further research and testing is needed to see whether the disease has yet spread from mynas to other ...

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Bird flu poses new threat to endangered African penguin - The Times Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:01:59 GMT

The Times

Bird flu poses new threat to endangered African penguin
The Times
The African penguin, which according to forecasts could be extinct in 20 years, is facing a new threat after “abnormal deaths” at a colony in Cape Town were attributed to bird flu. Scientific research into the endangered birds, which are found only in ...

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A century ago, the Spanish flu killed 100 million people. Is a new pandemic on the way? - New Statesman Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:23:45 GMT

New Statesman

A century ago, the Spanish flu killed 100 million people. Is a new pandemic on the way?
New Statesman
Spinney's background as a science writer shines through: her handling of the workings of the flu is detailed and deft. She brings both the influenza A virus (the only type responsible for pandemics) and the human immune system to life, laying out the ...

Pirbright Institute wins half a million pounds to look into bird flu research - FarmingUK Thu, 05 Apr 2018 05:39:27 GMT

FarmingUK

Pirbright Institute wins half a million pounds to look into bird flu research
FarmingUK
The research team, led by Professor Munir Iqbal, who has carried out previous studies on AI and on vaccination, has been awarded £497,995 by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to look into why vaccines can fail. The ...

Single vaccine developed for avian flu, duck enteritis - Feedstuffs Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:11:34 GMT

Feedstuffs

Single vaccine developed for avian flu, duck enteritis
Feedstuffs
For the first time, researchers -- led by professor Munir Iqbal at The Pirbright Institute in the U.K. -- have been able to insert protective avian influenza virus genes into the duck enteritis virus (DEV) vaccine by using a method of CRISPR/Cas9 gene ...

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Higher prices help foie gras farmers overcome bird flu crises - Business Insider Wed, 28 Mar 2018 18:29:37 GMT

Higher prices help foie gras farmers overcome bird flu crises
Business Insider
By Sybille de La Hamaide. PARIS (Reuters) - Higher foie gras prices and large public subsidies have allowed farmers to overcome two consecutive bird flu crises that ravaged duck flocks in southwest France, but output will take time to recover ...

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Darling Ingredients Inc. Announces Private Offering of €515 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes by Darling Global ... - PR Newswire UK (press release) Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:02:50 GMT

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Darling Ingredients Inc. Announces Private Offering of €515 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes by Darling Global ...
PR Newswire UK (press release)
... the occurrence of 2009 H1N1 flu (initially known as "Swine Flu"), highly pathogenic strains of avian influenza (collectively known as "Bird Flu"), bovine spongiform encephalopathy (or "BSE"), porcine epidemic diarrhea ("PED") or other diseases ...
Darling Ingredients Inc. Announces Private Offering of Euro515 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes by Darling Global ...EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog)
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Avian flu hits Saudi Arabia with two new cases - GlobalMeatNews.com Thu, 05 Apr 2018 11:43:59 GMT

GlobalMeatNews.com

Avian flu hits Saudi Arabia with two new cases
GlobalMeatNews.com
The results revealed that 171 of these samples tested positive and the Saudi authorities had taken action by culling as many as 254,050 birds in the past 24 hours. H5N8 is a subtype of the influenza A virus, often referred as 'bird flu', which affects ...
Bulgaria reports H5N8 bird flu outbreak in duck farmYahoo News UK

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Single vaccine developed for avian flu and duck enteritis - Poultry World Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:18:13 GMT

Poultry World

Single vaccine developed for avian flu and duck enteritis
Poultry World
Researchers at a leading UK science laboratory have developed a single vaccine for avian flu and duck enteritis. The scientists at The Pirbright Institute, Surrey, have been able, for the first time, to insert protective avian influenza virus genes ...

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