MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal government has announced plans to step up monitoring of wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest. 96 more words
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If youwork with or around poultry or wild birds you may be at risk of exposure to avian flu. The World Health Organization has provided the following guidance for the protection of individuals engaging in activities involving high contact with poultry or wild birds that have been confirmed or highly suspected of being infected with avian flu. 603 more words
As US egg production drops from avian flu, California is seeing an even bigger dip than the rest of the country.
The 5% drop in egg production across the US from May 2014 to May 2015 is a result of the loss of more than 48 million birds, the majority of which were egg layers. 296 more words
Newport, Rhode Island–Dave Mariucci, a 26 year-old software engineer, died Friday, only one day after being diagnosed with avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu. Sources close to Mariucci say that friends and family never imagined that he was so big a pussy that he could be killed by a disease named after fucking birds. 218 more words