Folk who keep chickens (and the chickens) will be pleased to hear that the bird flu prevention measures which meant fowl had to be kept indoors or in a secure environment, are to come to an end on… 216 more words
Tags » Avian Flu
About 55,000 birds are to be culled after a new case of bird flu was detected on a farm in Suffolk.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been found at Grange Farm in Redgrave. 119 more words
In an effort to minimize the risk of Avian Influenza entering Georgia poultry flocks, the state has temporarily suspended all poultry exhibitions, swaps and meets, shows or sales at festivals, flea markets or auctions in Georgia. 276 more words
An article in the Wall Street Journal (March 22, 2017) titled “Bird-Flu Outbreak Brings Pain for Poultry Producers in Asia”, describes the emerging cases of H7N9 bird flu in China, with over 140 human deaths in China this year alone, and its impact. 97 more words
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Saint Louis University researchers study a possible avian flu vaccine.
“We are studying a vaccine to protect against bird flu, also known as avian flu, in case there is an outbreak or a possible pandemic in humans,” says clinical director for SLU’s Center for Vaccine Development, Dr. 66 more words