Navigation Links
Avian Nightmare

It sounds like something out of a very scary science fiction movie, but the fear is real and to be tackled.//

A leading vet of Britain is promoting a drive for vaccinating thousands of poultry workers against the seasonal flu.

Fred Landeg, deputy chief veterinary officer is emphasizing the need to inoculate around 60,000 poultry workers, vets and farm workers before this year’s flu season. This is a move designed to prevent an outbreak of bird flu among humans.

Come this February, due to cold weather predicted, thousands of wild birds will be moving west; areas of Britain included, away from cold frozen lakes and in search of open water.

These birds may be carrying the deadly H5N1 virus, which causes avian flu. There are fair chances of these birds passing the virus on to poultry.

If the persons who care for or deal with poultry in any way, were to get human flu at the same time, the results could be mind numbing. There is the chance that both the human flu virus and the avian flu virus could swap genetic material and mutate into a form against which currently no drug will work.

Says David Salisbury, the Department of Health’s director of immunization “You end up with something that has genetic material from two different viruses and then you have no immunity at all because you have got a completely new virus. These are theoretical concerns but are viewed as significant and so should be managed.”

The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu has already infected more than 260 people in 11 countries, killing more than half of them.

The Government believes a pandemic is inevitable, killing 50,000 people in Britain alone.

National Health Trust has pledged half a million pounds and will be giving resources needed for the move, to primary care trusts across the country, this February onwards.

The vaccination season is expected to run from January 22 to march end.

Quelling doomsd
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Chances are high for Avian Influenza virus altering its form
2. Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more contagious and dangerous.
3. Experts Recommend Preventive Measures For Avian Flu To Begin From Farms
4. A Vaccine for the impending pandemic Avian Influenza
5. Indian Government Sets Up Task Force For Avian flu
6. India Has No Case Of Avian Flu Says Health Minister
7. Avian flu-free India Considers Importing Vaccine
8. Rajasthan Gears Up To Fight Against Avian Flu
9. Avian Influenza: Government to set up expert committee
10. Avian flu scare in Malawi too!!
11. WHO Says Travelers Could Spread Avian Flu in NZ
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Avian Nightmare

(Date:11/27/2014)... PA (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 An ... from an embarrassing fact of life, and she wants ... a few minutes later, I decided that there needed ... periods," she said. , Easy to use and producible ... freshness in a woman’s private areas throughout the day. ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... -- Most babies and young children don,t need medicines ... Drug Administration says. Over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough ... 2 because they could cause serious and potentially deadly ... about three colds a year, but children get them ... want to give them pain relievers, decongestants and other ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 The ... to offering stylish, comfortable and high functioning compression socks, are ... The newly-released socks use an innovative Gradient Pressure (TM) knitting ... oxygenated blood. , VIM & VIGR’s commitment to adding flair ... of as just functional recently caught the eye of a ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 ... All-on-4™ dental implants procedure will help one person ... rehabilitation. , Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad ... Woodland Hills, Calif., have launched a website devoted to ... A section of the website would be devoted to ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... California (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 Developers and ... a new plugin entitled ProPip, taking FCPX to the next ... picture effect with a few clicks of a mouse,” said ... time saver that our users will appreciate.” , With ProPip ... customization leaving the possibilities truly endless. ProPip is great for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises 2Health News:VIM & VIGR Announces Launch of Men’s Line of Compression Socks 2Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 2Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 3Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 4Health News:World-Renowned Oxnard All-on-4™ Dental Implants Experts to Give Away Full Mouth Rehabilitation Annually 5Health News:Pixel Film Studios released ProPip plugin Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Pixel Film Studios released ProPip plugin Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X 3
... http://www.spacapsule.com ), the most advanced method of massage,aromatherapy ... has retained one of Florida,s fastest growing PR ... relaxation experience on,the planet. "We see the ... a matter,of minutes can take you from planet ...
... World-Class Doctors from one of the Nation,s Premier Centers ... Health Care, Research, and Medical Education will Host, ... first-class doctors, NEW YORK, Nov. 12 SIRIUS ... today announced the creation of,"Doctor Radio Powered by NYU ...
... 2007 Rose 12.8% to US$14.3 Million (RMB 107.7 ... Million) Compared to Third Quarter 2006, ... FFHL ), a manufacturer and distributor of,high-quality BOPET plastic ... third quarter and for the nine months,ended September 30, 2007 ...
... November 12 Schlafender Hase GmbH,today released the ... The Text Verification Tool is a patent-protected ... print layout ("artwork") on the data,level - independent ... may be annotated, saved in PDF format and ...
... - Global Landmarks Mark First United Nations World ... will light up in blue to mark the,first United ... the world,s most iconic buildings and sites. The landmarks ... the diabetes circle, the global,symbol for diabetes. The ...
... Families coping with prostate cancer report improved quality of ... patients cancer management, according to a new study. The ... CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. ... the University of Michigan and co-investigators found that patients ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The Ultimate Stress Reliever, SpaCapsule(R), the Capsule that Takes You on a Rejuvenating Journey to the Spa, Retains TransMedia Group for Soothing PR 2Health News:SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Launch 'Doctor Radio,' a Groundbreaking, 24/7 Health and Wellness Channel, in Partnership With NYU Medical Center 2Health News:SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Launch 'Doctor Radio,' a Groundbreaking, 24/7 Health and Wellness Channel, in Partnership With NYU Medical Center 3Health News:SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Launch 'Doctor Radio,' a Groundbreaking, 24/7 Health and Wellness Channel, in Partnership With NYU Medical Center 4Health News:SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Launch 'Doctor Radio,' a Groundbreaking, 24/7 Health and Wellness Channel, in Partnership With NYU Medical Center 5Health News:Fuwei Films Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 2Health News:Fuwei Films Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 3Health News:Fuwei Films Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 4Health News:Fuwei Films Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 5Health News:Fuwei Films Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results 6Health News:Schlafender Hase Releases Text Verification Tool 4.0 2Health News:World Diabetes Day Lights Up the Skyline 2Health News:World Diabetes Day Lights Up the Skyline 3Health News:Family counseling improves lives of patients and spouses coping with prostate cancer 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014  CARsgen, a leader in the development ... treat a variety of cancers, today announced the completion ... China -based healthcare private equity fund. ... on the development of new therapeutics for liver, lung, ... Institute and Shanghai Renji Hospital, the company plans to ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Nov. 25, 2014  At the American Dental Association,s ... this October, KaVo Kerr Group was honored to be ... attendees the opportunity to see and test the Best ... leaders deliver lectures on the latest developments in dental ... the new DEXIS CariVu Caries Detection Device and Kerr ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... --  Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA ) - ... advanced veterinary diagnostic and other specialty veterinary products , ... attend The Benchmark Company, LLC,s Micro Cap Discovery Conference on ... at The Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe Street, ... p.m. Please email hska@haydenir.com or contact your Benchmark ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 2KaVo Kerr Group Showcased in Pride Institute Technology Expo at ADA Annual Meeting 3Heska to Attend Benchmark Micro Cap Discovery Conference 2
... (Nasdaq: VRUS ) today announced that it will ... Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) on Sunday, October 31, 2010 ... Pharmasset,s progress on the programs that are the subject of ... via the internet, log on to the "Events & Presentations" ...
... Calif., Oct. 27 The following statement is being ... Comden, Casselman & Esensten, LLP regarding the ExtenZe class ... has been reached involving the manufacturer of a male ... Williams, et al. v. Biotab Nutraceuticals, Inc., et ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmasset to Webcast an Investor Event from the AASLD Meeting 2Pharmasset to Webcast an Investor Event from the AASLD Meeting 3If You Bought ExtenZe, You Might Receive Money and Benefits from a Class Action Settlement. 2If You Bought ExtenZe, You Might Receive Money and Benefits from a Class Action Settlement. 3
... Esteem™ External Vacuum Therapy System restores sexual ... men. Non-invasive and low cost vacuum therapy, ... desirable outcome", makes it the ideal therapy ... Therapy System causes penile rigidity that can ...
... Special Peristaltic phacoemulsification system features microprocessor control ... programmability and remote control for all settings. ... panel with color coded function modes and ... of use and viewing. Under control of ...
The D.O.R.C. Silicone Oil is an ultra purified silicone oil which leads a maximum interfacial tension and minimizes interactions between tissues, cells and endo-tamponades media. (Sterile, 10 ml.)...
Eftiar® offers the vitreoretinal surgeon a temporary tamponade for efficient re-attachment of the retina, release of subretinal fluid, dissection of fibro-vascular proliferation and controlling r...
Medicine Products: