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Japan culling 230,000 more birds over avian flu -- Japan's military mobilised


© Ground Self-Defense Force via Ji/AFP | Japan’s military is assissting in a second mass cull of poultry as the country suffers an avain flu outbreak… 191 more words

This Country Just Elevated Its Alert for Bird Flu

South Korea raised the country’s bird flu alert status on Wednesday to its second-highest level following three more outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N6 strain after the first cases were confirmed last week. 334 more words


The Flu (S. Korea): Movie Review

The Flu, I think, can be compared to the best disaster movies I’ve seen. Sure, its small scale in terms of location since it only covers a city with a half a million population, but because of the area’s proximity to the the capital city of Seoul, the sense of urgency automatically magnifies ten-fold.


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New poultry testing lab expands capabilities

In Minnesota, poultry is big business. A high-tech renovation to the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory, unveiled at a grand opening last week in Willmar, expands the state’s ability to test for diseases and safeguard this $5 billion industry. 249 more words


The Flu (S. Korea): Movie Review

Following the success of zombie apocalypse that was Train to Busan, a friend recommended that I watch The Flu, another South Korean disaster movie released in 2013. 693 more words


The Flu (2013)

The FLU is a 2013 Korean disaster film that made successful runs in the Hollywood box office despite a very modest ratings of movie reviews compared with Train to Busan.  200 more words

MC Movie Review


  • Historically avian flu was known as fowl plague.
  • The first cases were diagnosed in Northern Italy in the 1870s.
  • It’s easily confused with Newcastle disease.
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