Navigation Links
Romania suspects 5 new bird flu cases

Romania has detected on Sunday five new suspected cases of avian flu in domestic birds in Buzau county west of the Danube delta, where the deadly virus was first isolated in October.//

Romanian officials said tests on samples taken from dead poultry in a village of Padina showed presence of bird flu.

Four outbreaks have been confirmed as the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain.

Avian flu has been found in birds in more than a dozen villages in and around the Danube delta, Europe's largest wetlands, which lie on a major migratory route for wild birds.

Rapid tests indicated the H5 virus in a hen and four ducks. The officials hoped to isolate the virus and send the samples to London, as Romania has no capabilities to test for H5N1.

Authorities quarantined Padina and started to cull domestic birds in the affected household and its vicinity. Padina lies 10 km (six miles) west of the village of Ciocile, where the disease was also detected earlier this month.

On Friday, tests on an infected turkey confirmed the deadly H5N1 strain in a small village of Scarlatesti in Braila county,, west of the area where the virus was first detected in birds in the Danube delta.

The results showed the disease had spread to birds on the fringes of more populated regions of Romania. Scarlatesti, a village of 1,000 farmers in an area of lakes, is in close proximity to a number of Romanian towns, and 170 km from Bucharest.

The H5N1 strain of bird flu is endemic in poultry in parts of Asia where it has so far killed 70 people.

It remains hard for people to catch, but there are fears it could mutate into a form which passes easily from person to person, sparking a pandemic in which millions could die. There have been no cases of human infection outside of Asia.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Recent Poultry Deaths Rocks Romania
2. New confirmed case of bird flu in Romania poultry
3. Initial tests negative for bird flu in Romanian Woman
4. 31 Villages In Romania Affected By Bird Flu
5. Humans in the bird flu net: suspects in Azerbaijan
6. New HIV cases resist drugs
7. Sepsis treatment functions best in difficult cases
8. Probable cases of SARS- A Countrywise breakdown
9. Diabetes cases could double in developing countries in next 30 years
10. Jharkhand reports 13,000 Malaria cases
11. New device to help spinal cord injury cases walk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Rare Disease Report®, which ... participating in Rare Disease Day events, hosted by the Rare Disease Legislative Advocates ... a website, weekly e-newsletter and quarterly publication, will be conducting interviews with patients ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Los Angeles-based weight loss surgeon Michael ... “Mama June: From Not to Hot,” which will begin airing on February 24, 2017. ... to millions from the 2012 reality television series, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” The ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... thought leadership , media relations, content marketing, social media management, corporate communications, SEO ... already in the state and in nearby New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Canada, Rosica ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... will host a diverse symposium on “Doping in Sport: How the Culture ... Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. The symposium will be held at Pepperdine University ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Pink Pig Publishing ... generations converge and explore the world from different perspectives. By providing a place ... to gain understanding, increase empathy, and find greater happiness. , "Our approach ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)... CUPERTINO, Calif. , Feb. 24, 2017  In ... fourth quarter 2016 financial results press release, you are ... be broadcast live over the internet on Tuesday, March ... Pacific Time). A live audio webcast of ... at www.durect.com and clicking "Investor Relations."  If ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... , Feb. 23, 2017 The U.S. ... the PhenoTest BC Kit, performed on the Pheno ... organisms that cause bloodstream infections and provide information ... respond to (antibiotic sensitivity). The test also reduces ... this important information, which can guide antibiotic treatment ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ITL Limited, ( ASX : ITD ), une société de ... excellents résultats semestriels clos le 31 décembre 2016 par ... « Résultats et mise à jour sur la croissance biomédicale ... Faits marquants Bénéfice ... hausse de 104 %) Bénéfice par action ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: