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14,000 ducks euthanized at southern Ontario farm after bird flu detected

OTTAWA – Food safety officials have euthanized 14,000 ducks at a farm in Ontario’s Niagara region where bird flu was detected last week.

And the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has established a quarantine zone around the farm near St. 74 more words

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Business as Unusual

John Huston told me he and Welles were always trying to stick each other with the tab and once faked simultaneous heart attacks at a restaurant in Paris. 970 more words

Ecological Resilience

One million doses of Oseltamivir ready

Ministry of Health prepares 1 million doses of Oseltamivir in preparation against AI recent surge of cases. Up-to-date, no human case found yet, but last year Tangerang District has 2 bird flu suspects with 2 mortality. 31 more words

Avian Influenza

AI impacted broiler meat sales in Sukabumi District

AI cases in 4 sub-districts of Sukabumi District impacted in the decrease of broiler meat sales. Broiler meat sellers said that consumers substitute their chicken meat consumption to fish and beef, and the price of broiler meat has also decreased from IDR35,000/kg to IDR28,000/kg. 126 more words

Avian Influenza

Jakarta to eliminate backyard poultry

Backyard poultry raising will banned in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta by 2017 as part of efforts to prevent avian influenza. The move follows an outbreak of avian influenza in South Jakarta. 41 more words

Avian Influenza

AI hits poultry in West Java

Indonesia’s Animal Husbandry Agency in West Java recently reported 43 avian influenza (AI) outbreaks in the province from January to March 21. Doddy Firman Nugraha, Head of the agency said AI (H5N1) resulted in the death of 16,866 birds in nine regencies. 33 more words

Avian Influenza

Contagion

Of all the pandemic movies out there Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion has to be one the more believable. Written by Scott Z. Burns it is frighteningly realistic. 1,357 more words

Pandemic