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AIMore outbreaks reported in Asia
FRANCE, Paris. Avian flu hits more poultry in Iraq and Iran and other Asian countries.
Bird fluOutbreak of H5N1 reported
MAYANMAR, Naypyidaw. Myanmar detects bird flu virus on poultry farm.
OIEAgency starts to rethink
FRANCE, Paris. The return of deadly bird flu strain in China prompts agencies to rethink its approach.
Food SafetyFear in France as bird flu spreads
FRANCE, Paris. France has killed over 24,000 chickens as a result of bird flu.
United NationsFAO tries to prevent spread of avian flu
ITALY, Rome. Worries over outbreaks rise across a region of 330 million in West Africa.
PoultryPoultry from Israel got banned
CHINA; Hong Kong. Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Israel.
PoultryAI outbreaks put pressure on global poultry markets
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht H5 and H7 strains of avian influenza have gained a foothold on the world stage with serious implications for global markets for poultry.
Russia reports cases of deadly bird flu
FRANCE, Paris Russia has reported the first cases of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus in nearly two years in villages in Southern Russia, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said.
Human cases of influenza A(H7N9) on the rise again
ITALY, Rome Human infections with the influenza A(H7N9) virus are on the rise again in China and the Chinese New Year festivities provide opportunity for further spread and human exposure, FAO warned.
South Korea to cull more than 20,000 ducks
SOUTH KOREA, Sejong South Korea will cull more than 20,000 ducks after reporting its first possible outbreak of bird flu since 2011, the agriculture ministry announced.
HACCP could help halt infectious diseases
UNITED KINGDOM, Norwich Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have identified a rapid response which could help halt infectious diseases such as bird flu, swine flu and SARS before they take hold.
New bird flu found to be less deadly
CHINA, Beijing The H7N9 strain of bird flu that has killed 38 people in China since March is less deadly than had been supposed, according to the most detailed analysis of the outbreak so far.
Import ban on German poultry products
HONG KONG fleischwirtschaft.de – HONG KONG. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced that, in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of low pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in the northeastern part of Germany, import of all poultry and poultry products, including poultry eggs, from the states of Brandenburg and Berlin, Germany, has been banned with immediate effect for the protection of Hong Kong's public and animal health.
Stronger measures needed
ITALY, Rome The world risks a repeat of the disastrous 2006 bird flu outbreaks unless surveillance and control of this and other dangerous animal diseases is strengthened globally, FAO warns.
Indonesia stops poultry imports from Australia
INDONESIA, Jakarta The government of Indonesia has decided to stop the import of poultry from Australia following a notification from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) about infectious diseases affecting poultry in the country.
HK to introduce new poultry vaccine
HONG KONG A new poultry vaccine Re-6 will be introduced to chicken farms in Hong Kong, the city's Secretary for Food & Health Ko Wing-man said on Wednesday, according to Xinhua.
20,000 birds in avian flu measures culled
HONG KONG Hong Kong authorities have culled nearly 20,000 birds over the last few weeks after the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus was found in a chicken carcass.
Keine Gefahr durch neuen H5N1-Subtyp
BONN Der sich in Asien offenbar ausbreitende neue Subtyp H5N1-188.8.131.52 der Aviären Influenza stellt nach Einschätzung der Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) bislang kein zusätzliches Risiko für die öffentliche Gesundheit dar.
H5N1-Ausrottung braucht noch viel Zeit
ROM Die Ausrottung des hochpathogenen Vogelgrippevirus H5N1 im Hausgeflügel ist nach Einschätzung der Ernährungs- und Landwirtschaftsorganisation der Vereinten Nationen (FAO) frühestens in zehn Jahren möglich.