Tag: "bird" at medical news
Pakistan: Authorities Plays Down Bird Flu Risk
...f further outbreaks of the deadly// H5N1 strain of bird
flu, after two separate incidents at poultry farms... in the north. "The season is yet not over [for bird
flu], but we have sufficient monitoring and surveillance arrangements in place to check and deal wit...
Turkey Confirms Return Of Bird Flu Among Chickens
Turkey confirmed an outbreak of bird
flu in the southeast of the country on Thursday; a...n a statement on Thursday 170 chickens had died of bird
flu in Bogazkoy village in the province of Batman. The ministry said it believed wild birds had spre...
One More Bird Flu Victim in Indonesia
...d Indonesian woman is reported to have died due to bird
flu in Indonesia. This was disclosed by Nyoman Kan...nistry. This is the sixty fourth casualty due to bird
flu in this nation which is the highest for any country in the world. According to the health min...
Flu Strikes Late - Child Succumbs
...also eligible. Meanwhile, the second annual wild bird
survey of Canada has shown no signs of the dangerous H5N1 strain of avian flu according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The agency tested more than 12,000 birds from across the country, as well as taking samples from Iceland, where European...
Flood Toll Rises, and Indonesia Braces for Disease
...upari. Officials also issued warnings about the bird
flu virus, which has flared again in Indonesia this winter, causing the government to consider imposing a state of emergency. Sixty-three people have died of the virus in Indonesia, more than in any other country. Flooding every year during the rai...
Indonesia Has Stopped Sharing Vital Bird Flu Data
... genetic samples of the most deadly strain of H5N1 bird
flu with foreign laboratories last// month. This was due to its raising fears of the international efforts to fight the highly pathogenic illness and to protect its intellectual property rights ahead of a planned vaccine tie-up with Baxter Internat...
Bird Flu Claims Next Egyptian Victim
A 17-year-old girl is the next to succumb to bird
flu, bringing the death toll from the dreaded dise...sitive for the H5N1 virus. Egypt found the first bird
flu case in dead poultry on Feb. 17, 2006 and then the virus spread to 20 of the country's 26 govern...
Expect More Outbreaks in Europe, Bird Flu Expert Warns
flu expert Dr.David Nabarro, Senior U.N. Coordinat...r for Avian and Human Influenza has warned of more bird
flu outbreaks in Europe. // Speaking from Indonesia where he is attending a bird
flu conference, Na...
Less-lethal Strains of Bird Flu Virus may Become the Biggest Killer
...or closer study of less-lethal strains of the H5N1 bird
flu virus because they might be more //likely cand...rst human life in Nigeria. Although it remains a bird
disease, it is known to have infected 270 people since late 2003, killing 164 of them. Experts fea...
Hundreds of Turkeys Die Due to Bird Flu
Government vets are probing an outbreak of bird
flu in a poultry farm in Suffolk, following the de... a bird-flu outbreak. This is the second attack of bird
flu in a year where an East Anglican poultry farm has been affected. The April 2006 onslaught led...
Hungarian Geese Slaughtered as Bird Flu Returns to EU
...on confirmed Monday the first outbreak of the H5N1 bird
flu virus in the EU since mid-2006, after tests on...ese on the farm. "Animals suspected of carrying bird
flu were found Friday on a goose farm in Derekegyhaza," about 170 kilometers (105 miles) southeast o...
Not Just ‘Bird’ Flu Anymore- Avian Influenza Strikes Cas
In a discovery that has put bird
flu experts in a state of deep concern, an Indonesian scientist has identified an outbreak of bird
flu in cats.// The scientist Chairul Anwar Nidom from Airlangga University in Surabaya discovered ...
To Russia With Love-Bird Flu Strikes
...measures were lifted August 2006. The incidence of bird
flu in 2006 resulted in an epidemic that called fo...t. “A laboratory analysis has uncovered the H5N1 bird
flu virus in poultry at three locations in the southern Krasnodar region,” says Aleksei Alekseyenko,...
Novavax Says Bird Flu Vaccines Effective
...s in protecting// against different strains of the bird
flu virus, and its shares surged in after-hours trading. The studies involved two of Novavax's H5N1 influenza virus-like particle, or VLP vaccines, one targeting the Indonesia strain of pandemic flu and another targeting the Viet Nam strain. Mice a...
Seoul Lab Clones Poodle
...the Poodle famous for its ability in the water and bird
hunting// skills. A source familiar with the cloning yesterday said scientists at the College of Veterinary Medicine of Seoul National University (SNU) cloned a female Poodle midway through last year. The team, formerly led by the nation's disgr...
Quarantine Sought For Harsh TB Strain
...erious a threat to global health as either SARS or bird
flu. But officials have stopped short of endorsing forcible confinement. Dr. Upshur said he understands the proposals will make people uncomfortable, but the alternative is just as unpalatable. "Restricting freedoms is serious but so is letting ...
Cat Owners at Risk of Bird Flu
Cat owners are at a greater risk of catching bird
flu, as the deadly virus is most likely to mutate ...ding to a human pandemic. And it shows that should bird
flu ever break out in Britain, cat owners should be particularly on their guard. Scientists point...
Call For Bird Flu Antiviral Drugs To Be Shared
New predictions about bird
flu, involving the use of a mathematical model, suggest that international //cooperation to share antiviral drugs might be the best way to deal with an emerging pandemic. ‘Bird flu’ (avian H5N1 influenza) has not triggered a worldwide human epidemi...
Scientists Assess Risk of Flu Pandemic Spread Via Global Airlines
...d. H5N1 avian influenza, commonly referred to as bird
flu, has not yet resulted in a pandemic influenza ... be triggered by the H5N1 virus, which is found in bird
flocks around the world and has repeatedly crossed the species barrier and infected people. The re...
Fowl Fall in Hungary-Bird Flu Strikes
.... Officials from Hungary reported the outbreak of bird
flu or avian influenza// in a holding of 3000 geese, and the death of 40 geese. The remaining geese have been culled. Though the virus has been confirmed as the deadly H5N1 strain, samples are being sent to the EU’s laboratory in Britain. Strin...
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