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Officials Lift Quarantine On Minnesota Poultry Farms

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Farms across Minnesota are getting some good news in the fight against bird flu.

State animal health leaders said the quarantine on Minnesota poultry farms is now lifted. 39 more words


One Health

July: Wildlife

Ebola, SARS, avian flu, MERS, Hanta, anthrax, plague. All of these illnesses are contenders for the top spot on any list of most terrifying diseases. 868 more words


Official on avian flu outbreak: 'It's not if ... but when'

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Mickey Bowman owns one of the largest chicken farms in the region. At any given time, he is raising 210,000 chickens in his five Randolph County houses. 83 more words


Egg shortage causes prices to soar

LAKESIDE, Calif. — If you’ve noticed the price of eggs soaring, you’re not alone.

In fact, the situation is even having an impact on a local Denny’s. 391 more words


Branstad, Vilsack Comment on Avian Flu Outbreak at National Conference

DES MOINES, Iowa – Governor Terry Branstad and U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack commented on the current status of the avian flu outbreak on Tuesday. 299 more words


Alert: Germany, Taiwan, Vietnam report Avaian Flu outbreaks

Avian influenza caused by various strains struck poultry farms and backyard birds in Germany, Taiwan, and Vietnam over the past few days, according to reports to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).Germany’s outbreak involves the highly pathogenic H7N7 strain, which earlier this month struck commercial chicken and turkey farms in the English county of Lancashire. 40 more words

Political Economy

Maryland Vulnerable After Avian Flu Hits Poultry Industry Hard

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s devastated poultry operations in the Midwest and now avian influenza has a very strong chance of making it here to Maryland. 327 more words