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WHO Issues Caution Against Bird Flu Epidemic

...ultry population, it is important to impose strict biosecurity measures to poultry production all over the world. Link: http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2005/89912/index.html...

EU medical chief says Europe ready for bird flu

...u in these countries in recent months. A raft of biosecurity measures have been introduced in the EU to guard against the spread of bird flu. National authorities of the EU member states were ordered to regularly reevaluate the high-risk areas and apply appropriate protection measures. The deadly H5N1 bird f...

Australia Ready to Meet the Challenges of Bird Flu

...l this would not be possible as Australia's strict biosecurity laws and tight surveillance stems the spread of the disease. The H5N1 strain of avian flu originated in Asia and has since spread to the Middle East, Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe. Most affected countries have recorded the deadly disease only i...

Veterinary Pathologist in the Indian Biosecurity Labs Work under Pressure to Efficiently Handle Bird Flu Samples

...lt in haste. It takes about 25 years to complete a biosecurity lab and costs about 22 crores....

Strict Safety Measures On Import of Poultry From China

...ms can be deployed effectively. Enforcements and biosecurity measures have been increased since resumption of poultry imports from China since March 26. China had reported a few cases of human infection of H5N1 and Hong Kong was at its peak influenza period. Therefore stringent security measures like import ...

Bird Flu Virus Entered New Zealand

... H5N1 virus in the laboratory. Ron Thornton, the biosecurity expert the imported sample is important to diagnose bird flu cases in New Zealand. If avian flu attacks here approximately $1.5 million people and 33,000 million will be the sufferers and dying people respectively – health ministry says. ...

Poultry Meat Industry Free of Bird Flu in NZ

... ‘We were always confident that our strict on-farm biosecurity and internal industry surveillance would ensure th... this belief, is a reflection of our commitment to biosecurity and is something the poultry meat industry can be justifiably proud of." <br...

New Diagnostic Test Detects Avian Flu In Less Than 12 Hours

...multiplied it can be done in laboratories with low biosecurity levels. The Chief of the influenza branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Nancy J. Cox, said the chip "really allows us to get a lot of information about a virus in a short time." Director of the National Institute of ...

Pandemic Planning for Hospitals

... may fail in the event of an //influenza pandemic, biosecurity and health specialists have warned in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia. In a special influenza pandemic supplement, Mr Ralf Itzwerth, a medical sociologist from the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of ...

Fowl Fall in Hungary-Bird Flu Strikes

...ized farms is considerably lower because of better biosecurity and as a result of the successful EU policy of ensuring that poultry is kept apart from wild birds on larger farms. A pandemic can start when a novel influenza A-type virus, to which almost no one has natural immunity, emerges and begins spreading....

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