Tag: "bird" at medical news
Afghanistan Reports Fresh Bird Flu Cases
Afghanistan has reported thirteen fresh cases of bird
flu, taking the total toll to 17, health officials...rds were found to suffer the lethal H5N1 strain of bird
flu. To contain the disease, the Afghan government has forbidden the import of poultry products f...
No Takers for India's First Bird Flu Vaccine
... here developed the first vaccine in India against bird
flu//. But there seem to be no takers for its form...influenza virus among poultry, tested thousands of bird
samples including droppings of migratory birds last year after first strains of the deadly H5N1 avia...
Turmoil Over Turkey
...hich was infected with the lethal H5N1 strain// of bird
flu in early February this year. The Public health minister Caroline Flint reiterated that almost 850 tons of turkey had to pass through the plant situated in Holton in Suffolk. This had occurred in the interim period between outbreak of the avian...
Bird Flu Once Again in Afghanistan
...ses of 16 outbreaks of the virulent H5N1 strain of bird
flu, in home –based poultry. The outbreaks are l... from Pakistan, Turkey Britain, and Indonesia when bird
flu was discovered in these countries. Afghanistan reported its first cases of H5N1 in March and A...
Bird Flu Outbreak in Chonan, Central South Korea
A recent bird
flu outbreak has been reported in a duck farm in C.... 31 ducks died on Tuesday and it was confirmed as bird
flu on Thursday//. The cause was identified as "highly pathogenic'' bird
flu virus. It is the seve...
UCI Scientists Reconstruct Migration of Avian Flu Virus
...e geographic distribution of influenza A H5N1, the bird
flu strain. While previous work informally identif...ian flu has been isolated almost exclusively among bird
populations. The H5N1 virus has only sporadically been passed on from a bird
host to humans; there i...
Diplomat’s Body To Be Exhumed For H5N1 Clue
...introduce drugs to bring down the immune system of bird
flu victims. But according to Oxford suppressing immune system may prove counter productive. YT...
Bird Flu Reappears in Vietnam
...oi, confirmed that over 100 chickens had died from bird
flu in the province last month - the first outbrea...ed. Vietnam once had the highest number of human bird
flu fatalities at 42 people dead since 2003. However, no human cases have been confirmed since Oct...
Turkey Giant to Receive King-sized Compensation
...that had to be culled last month, in the wake of a bird
flu outbreak, caused by the deadly strain H5N1. ...In the wake of recent problems associated with the bird
flu outbreak, Bernard Mathews has decided to lay off another 38 of its workers, bringing the total n...
China Confirms New Human Bird Flu Case
...s on high alert after it confirmed a human case of bird
flu, an official said Thursday//. Zhang Changpin...e patient was infected with the H5N1 strain of the bird
flu virus. The patient is said to be receiving treatment at a local hospital and is in a critical ...
EU Commission to Set Up Rapid Action Team
... the wake of various outbreaks, such as the recent bird
flu outbreak, previous foot and mouth disease of c...ner Markos Kyprianou, recent and past outbreaks of bird
flu, swine fever or foot-and-mouth disease in the 27-nation bloc 'highlighted the importance of havi...
'New Disinfectant can Kill Bird Flu'
...developed a disinfectant spray it claims kills the bird
flu virus on contact//, a news report said. The ...esia has the world's highest human death toll from bird
flu with 64 fatalities, including six this year. Source-IANS...
Bird Flu Alert: Kuwait
Kuwait has reported its first outbreak of bird
flu since November// 2005. Test samples sent to ... virus H5N1, after officials suspected a case of bird
flu, in sick and dying birds such as falcons, turkeys and chickens. The immediate measures taken ...
Bird Flu in Afghanistan
...ghan health ministry has confirmed the presence of bird
flu in their county. This was disclosed by Faizullah Kakar, the deputy// from the health ministry. The lethal H5N1 virus was found in the eastern province of Nangarhar. Though initially a human case was suspected, later it was diagnosed as the case...
Dummy Emergency Operation Launched
...ise- an emergency operation, should UK be hit// by bird
flu pandemic. The preparation may be staged, bu...s real. Health experts in Britain are wary of a bird
flu epidemic hitting the nation and the exercise is meant to train medical and health professionals ...
Rajasthan Gears Up for Bird Flu
...haven for migratory birds, is gearing up to tackle bird
flu after neighboring Pakistan reported cases// of...stepped up surveillance along the border and asked bird
keepers to report any case of death or disease in any of the birds", the minister said. According ...
Russia’s Avian Flu Outbreak Linked to Single Marke
...following confirmation of the presence of the H5N1 bird
flu strain. This is the first such outbreak to be ...ssibility of human infection.” No human cases of bird
flu have been reported in Russia, which had its first reported cases of the H5N1 strain in Siberia i...
Bird Flu Most Likely to Infect and Kill Young People
Ninety percent of the people infected with bird
flu have been under the age of 40, and 60 percent of them have died, according// to the latest analysis from the World Health Organization. But the WHO researchers stressed their analysis did not suggest why this might be and noted there are severa...
Influenza Virus also Protects Against H5N1
...otection against the H5N1 virus, commonly known as bird
flu, according to investigators at St. Jude Childr...ce of the N1 protein in both the human flu and the bird
flu virus helped to convince us to look for evidence that immunity to human strains of flu might als...
China Gearing Up for Bird Flu Season
...r Yin Chengjie has called for tougher measures on bird
flu prevention, especially in the wake of the new ...ck and poultry across the country. In addition, bird
flu is predominant during this season. Yin affirmed that China would reinforce measures such as...
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