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Canadian Infected With Deadly Strain Of Bird Flu

A Canadian woman who recently traveled to China has been diagnosed with H7N9 bird flu, an often deadly strain that’s infected close to 500 people in China, officials said Monday. 541 more words

Vaccination

H7N9 Bird Flu Confirmed in Canada

In another bit of news regarding bird flu (aka avian influenza), the H7N9 strain of the virus has infected a citizen of British Columbia who recently traveled to China.   49 more words

Emergency Management

H5N1 Confirmed in the US

In news released by the media this morning, the presence of H5N1 (aka bird flu or avian influenza) has been confirmed in the US.  While many dusted off communicable disease plans with last year’s (and continuing) Ebola threat, we need to ensure that we take into account the wildlife and agricultural implications of H5N1 along with the threat to human life.   96 more words

Emergency Management

Bird Flu Found In US Duck For First Time

A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu — a relative of the virus that’s infected nearly 700 people globally and killed 400 of them. 601 more words

Vaccination

‘It's heeeeere..sort of’: First bird infected with the H5N1 flu virus found in the U.S.

Time to duck and cover?

A migratory duck shot by a hunter in Washington state has tested positive for the “highly pathogenic” H5N1 avian bird flu virus: 454 more words

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H5N1 in the US

From NBC News, January 22, 2015:

A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for H5N1 bird flu — a relative of the virus that’s infected nearly 700 people globally and killed 400 of them.

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