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News - List of animal diseases that must be reported by B.C. farmers jumps from nine to 100

B.C.’s Animal Health Act has had a rough ride in recent years.

The act was last substantially revised in 1948, and when the government tried to update it in 2012, critics were… 367 more words

The Farmgate

Study says Vietnam at H7N9 risk as two new cases noted

A mapping study in China that recently predicted the spread of the H7N9 avian flu virus into Guangxi province has flagged northern Vietnam as the next high-risk area… 384 more words

Infection Alerts

Birds of all feathers and global flu diversity

A group of international scientists have completed the first global inventory of flu strains in birds by reviewing more than 50 published studies and genetic data, providing… 565 more words

Science

Global Disasters/ Significant Events - March 6, 2014

Avian Flu Strikes 40 Percent of Vietnam

Avian flu epidemic outbreaks have struck at least 22 of Vietnam’s 58 provinces, so far this year, forcing the authorities to destroy tens of thousands of chickens. 381 more words

Global Disaster Watch