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19 Nov 2014 (AFR) - Europe on alert as avian flu spreads

(19 Nov 2014, AFR, p36, Alan Cowell)

‘Health officials have moved to stop the spread of bird flu at poultry farms in Britain and the Netherlands, culling thousands of chickens. 54 more words

1.Market Observations

Bird Flu Returns: What Past Outbreaks Can Teach Us

Usually the health status of chickens in the Netherlands isn’t world news. But reports that the Dutch government had culled tens of thousands of birds at poultry farms that were potentially infected with the avian flu virus H5N8 will worry human health officials as well. 1,072 more words

'Highly Contagious' Strain of Bird Flu Discovered in Holland

EMERGING & RE-EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS STRAIN OF AVIAN FLU
ZOONOTIC DISEASES
EUROPEAN HEALTH EMERGENCY
SCENARIOS 993, 797, 444, 080, 011, 01
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Zoonotic H5N8 bird flu strain highly contagious: Dutch gov… 133 more words

News Alert

Deadlier than Ebola et al - Panic

Dread diseases are all around. But you don’t see people dropping like flies, do you?

Headlines scream and a shiver goes down your spine. There’s a case of avian flu up in Yorkshire – 6,000 poor ducks getting the chop. 654 more words

Issues

Band Aid 30 tops the hit parade

A spokesman for radio one has confirmed on their weekly Sunday chart show that the charity all star collaboration record “feed the ducks” for which all the proceeds go to aiding ducks in Yorkshire with avian flu has today reached the top of the hit parade. 230 more words

Satire

New step towards eradication of H5N1 bird flu

(University of Adelaide 31 October 2014) A University of Adelaide-led project has developed a new test that can distinguish between birds that have been vaccinated against the H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus or ‘bird flu’ with those that have been naturally infected. 15 more words

Influenza

More Good News About Ebola

This virus is mutating rapidly, which means that its lethality will also decline rapidly. I can forsee that the lethality in Africa will be down to something like 25% within six months, that vaccines will obliterate further death from ebola within one year, and that this bug will be effectively obliterated from the planet within three years, i.e. 1,257 more words

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