Tag Archive: Bird Flu

Bird Flu Back Again, U.N. Agency Warns

A new vaccine-resistant strain of avian H5N1 influenza has begun circulating in poultry flocks in Vietnam and China, posing “unpredictable risks to human health,” the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Monday.… Continue reading

Recent Outbreaks and Epidemic & Biological Hazards July 18-24, 2011

Toxic Seaweed (France) Fears in Brittany over the health risks of toxic seaweed have been re-ignited after two wild boar were found dead on a beach and the amount of the foul-smelling green… Continue reading

Latest Reports of Bird Flu From Around the World

Japan – Around 33,000 broiler chickens were culled Sunday at a poultry farm in the town of Kadogawa, Miyazaki Prefecture, after the 13th case of bird flu in the prefecture was confirmed the… Continue reading

Bird flu wreaks havoc in Agartala

Barely 8 months after India declared itself free from bird flu in June 2010, the virus has stuck its nose against the grand declaration, resurfacing, in one of the sweet ironies, in a… Continue reading

Bird Flu Outbreak in India

NEW DELHIā€”The Indian government Friday confirmed an outbreak of bird flu, or avian influenza, in the northeastern state of Tripura. The government said the flu was reported from a state-run duck farm in… Continue reading