Bird flu protection

There are many items that you can aquire to help protect you against bird flu. All of these preventative measures come with pros and cons that you should consider.

In this section we have created a page for each of the protective measures that we have seen to offer at least strong potential in the fight to survive a potential global bird flu pandemic.

Please select from the list to the left to find out about bird flu masks, bird flu protective clothing, tamiflu, and relenza.

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'Bird flu-free' tag still 'iffy' as surveillance extended in hot zones - Business Mirror Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:30:29 GMT

'Bird flu-free' tag still 'iffy' as surveillance extended in hot zones
Business Mirror
This latest action by the government is beyond what is written under what veterinarians treat as the Bible in addressing the virus: the Avian Influenza Protection Program: Manual of Procedures (AIPP:MOP). “We are extending the observation period until ...

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
On Friday evening, the Centre for Health Protection said in a statement that so far, no staff and store owners had displayed any symptoms of infection. The bird garden and market area was last closed in July 2012 after the H5N1 virus was detected among ...

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Bulgaria reports H5N8 bird flu outbreak in duck farm - Reuters Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:12:11 GMT

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Bulgaria reports H5N8 bird flu outbreak in duck farm
Reuters
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's authorities reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a duck farm in the southeastern region of Yambol, the food safety agency said on Thursday. Authorities will cull all birds at the duck farm in ...
Bulgaria reports second bird flu outbreak in a monthXinhua
Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak on duck farm in Yambol districtThe Sofia Globe
Bird flu found in duck farm in Yambol regionFocus News
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Avian flu hits Tainan chicken farm, 10820 birds culled - Focus Taiwan News Channel Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:33:19 GMT

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Avian flu hits Tainan chicken farm, 10820 birds culled
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, April 16 (CNA) A total of 10,820 chickens on a farm in Tainan were culled after it was confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus, the city's Animal Health Inspection and Protection Office said Monday ...

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
The Center for Health Protection (CHP) of the HKSAR government's Department of Health said Friday that it had conducted follow-up investigations in response to the detection of H5 virus. "Officers of the CHP conducted a site visit at the bird garden ...

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 ...

Attacking flu viruses from two sides - Science Daily Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:04:01 GMT

Attacking flu viruses from two sides
Science Daily
However, since flu viruses are constantly changing, so too are the viral strains that are passed on around the globe. This means that vaccines have to be created anew each year on the basis of prognoses. Certain antibodies provide protection in two ...

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Customs and Border Protection Easter egg restrictions - KGNS.tv Tue, 27 Mar 2018 03:59:49 GMT

KGNS.tv

Customs and Border Protection Easter egg restrictions
KGNS.tv
LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- With Easter right around the corner, Customs and Border Protection is reminding folks that easter eggs from Mexico are in restricted quantities. Only 12 per passenger are allowed and the shells can be painted or decorated but must ...

Antibody Subtype Attacks Flu Viruses from Two Sides - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:08:40 GMT

Antibody Subtype Attacks Flu Viruses from Two Sides
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
"It's certainly possible that this tail is one of the reasons why we're not that easily infected with bird flu viruses," noted Lars Hangartner, Ph.D., former professor at the Institute of Medical Virology of UZH. Dr. Harngartner, who headed the IgA ...

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 ...

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