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Avian Influenza: Veterinary Services call for collaboration to combat bird flu

Pulse.com.gh - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dr Paul Nomuka Polkuu, a Deputy Director of the Veterinary Services Department (VSD), said at a stakeholders' meeting in Sekondi that the spread of the viral disease could negatively impact local and global economies and affect international trade.

Egg prices forecast to fall as industry recovers from bird flu

DesMoinesRegister.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
WASHINGTON - Egg prices are expected to plunge this year, providing a reprieve for consumers following the outbreak of bird flu last year. The Agriculture Department estimated in its April food price report this week that egg prices could fall 9 to 10 ...

You'll Be Paying Less For Eggs As Farms Recover From Bird Flu

KCUR - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
You're about to start paying less for eggs at the grocery store because egg farms are recovering from last year's bird flu outbreak a bit faster than expected. The major disease outbreak took the lives of nearly 50 million chickens and turkeys last ...

Iraq reports first outbreaks of bird flu in 10 years

Fox News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Iraq reported this week six outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus that occurred between mid-December and early February in the first occurrence of the disease in 10 years, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday.

Illegal Animal Movement Suspected in Lebanon Bird Flu Outbreak

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The farm unit was immediately put under quarantine. 20,000 birds died and another 60,000 were destroyed in the outbreak. Epidemiological investigations and epidemiological sampling are on - going on the area.
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Massive bird flu outbreak in Iraq

GlobalMeatNews.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Six separate cases of avian influenza (AI) have been reported in five Iraqi states, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) confirmed on Tuesday 26 April.

'Inaccurate rumours' of bird flu unfounded

Royal Gazette - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Health experts have moved to dispel “inaccurate rumours” of bird flu in Bermuda. The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit confirmed this evening that influenza type identified on island this season was type H1N1, and not bird flu. “H1N1 is a human ...

Fears after bird flu outbreak in Monywa

Mizzima News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Following an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farming zone in upper Myanmar, the Ministry of Health has urged farmers nationwide yesterday to carry out strict bio security measures at poultry farms in order to prevent human infection, the Global New ...

Bird flu outbreak in Monywa sees thousands destroyed

Myanmar Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
An outbreak of bird flu at an egg-laying chicken farm in Monywa has led to the destruction and burial of thousands of chickens.

Vietnam testing bird flu vaccine on humans

Thanh Nien Daily - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Vietnam has started the second stage of human trials of an indigenous bird-flu vaccine, testing its immunization effect.

Bird flu under control: Agriculture Ministry

The Daily Star - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 25, 2016, on page 2. Recommended. Related Articles.

Over 23000 chickens culled in Myanmar in prevention of further bird flu spread

Xinhua - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
YANGON, April 20 (Xinhua)-- Myanmar authorities have culled 23,226 chickens as of Tuesday in its preventive measures against further spread of H9N2 bird flu which occurred in Monywa, northwestern Sagaing region earlier this month, local media reported ...

Latest French Bird Flu Outbreak Affects New Region

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
FRANCE - A new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported on a French guinea fowl farm. France suffered from a number of outbreaks of avian flu in November, December and January, but outbreaks have since slowed and have ...

Iraq Reports Bird Flu Outbreaks

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
IRAQ - Six outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in Iraq, which date back to December 2015. Iraq's last reported outbreaks before that were in 2006, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

Bird flu virus detected in Lebanon poultry farm

Xinhua - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
BEIRUT, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon's Agriculture Minister Akram Shehayeb said here Thursday that "the H5 virus has been detected in one of the poultry farms in Nabi Sheet town of the Bekaa.

Bird flu 'under control,' Lebanese Agriculture Ministry says

Zawya (registration) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The Agriculture Ministry announced over the weekend that the recent H5N1 avian flu outbreak in the Bekaa Valley is now under control, but the affected area will remain under quarantine over the coming days.

Bird flu: Plateau closes 62 farms, destroys 190000 birds

The Punch - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The Plateau Government has closed down 62 poultry farms and destroyed more than 190,000 birds affected by bird flu across the state, an official has confirmed.

Cases of bird flu confirmed in Western region

GhanaWeb - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The Poultry Farmers Association of Ghana has confirmed that some birds at a poultry farm in New Takoradi, a suburb of Tarkwa in the Western Region, have been affected with the avian influenza (bird flu). The Association however said the Veterinary ...

Ghana reports fresh cases of bird flu outbreak

News Ghana - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Ghana culled over 50,000 birds on farms in three regions as a result of Avian Influenza outbreak last year, leading to the temporary ban on the sale and movement of live birds within the capital to prevent further outbreaks.

Bird flu:Farmers warned to intensify biosecurity

GhanaWeb - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The president of the Poultry Farmers Association, Victor Oppong Agyei, has advised poultry farmers across the country to institute extra measures to curb any disease outbreaks in the wake of a suspected bird flu case in the Western Region. The ...
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