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Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more contagious and dangerous.

... less deadly to ducks; the virus multiplies in the ducks without infecting them but spreads and infects oth... is a natural host for H5N1 influenza virus, these ducks are acting as reservoir for the virus without infecting them, and this new evolving strain has kille...

Brain Fever or Encephalitis Spreading in North India

...eys, cattle, water buffalo, sheep, dogs, chickens, ducks and humans. The disease is zoonotic disease, transmitted from animals to human beings. It is transmitted by mosquitoes, (Culex tritaeniorhynchus), the primary vector. In the endemic areas, only 2 to 3 % of mosquito’s carry the virus. With 50,000 ca...

Bird Flu Meet called by France for EU Countries

...ir farm located in northwestern Anatolia and among ducks in Romania's Danube Delta region.However, it is not yet clear if the virus is the same H5N1 strain that has killed over 60 people in Southeast Asia. He said a meeting of EU foreign and health ministers should happen as soon as possible, to coordinat...

Bird Flu Alert In Jammu And Kashmir

... bodies have been cautioned to avoid leaving their ducks in wetlands and use the water that may be polluted with diseased or dead infected wild birds. People have also been warned to ensure that birds are not killed in wetlands, water bodies or anywhere in inundated paddy fields, local village ponds or ...

Bird flu threat ruled out: Karnataka Forest Department

... There was fear that bird flu might hit India as ducks and waders were expected to migrate to the country from China, hit by the disease for the third time since 2003....

Bird Flu: India faces threat from China this winter

...eadly avian flu virus this winter.// "These wild ducks and fowls are natural reservoirs of avian flu and unlike chicken, they don't die of it. When these birds come in contact with domestic chicken, they spread the virus," said Mr.V.S. Chauhan, Director of International Centre for Genetic Engineering and...

Bird flu makes its presence felt in the Crimean peninsula

...ound affected areas. Chickens, turkeys, geese and ducks were among the birds found dead over the past three days. Maria Miroshichenko, head veterinarian in the Crimean region says,”Measures are being taken after the virus was detected, including the use of disinfectant in affected places, and medical tes...

India should increase precautionary measures against Bird flu

...ratory birds like wild duck and fowl as these wild ducks and fowls are natural reservoirs of avian flu and unlike chicken, they don't die of it and when these birds come in contact with domestic chicken, they spread the virus. The Animal Disease Laboratory is testing diseases among animals and has confirme...

Novel Strain Detected In The Recent Outbreak Of Bird Flu At Ukraine

... their hands on all the birds including (chickens, ducks and geese) and destroy them thereby the outbreak can be contained. Compensation was given to all villagers for every bird that was killed. Various other measures like checking the movement of people in and out of that particular area, people were...

BC farms declared free of bird flu

...to a deadly, high-pathogenic version. Over 62,000 ducks and geese were destroyed at the two farms where the virus was discovered. CFIA officials believe the virus may have been carried via through the shoes of a farmer or farm staff. It is also possible that He also said it was possible that wild birds...

China Reports Yet Another Bird Flu Case

... same village where the patient lives, after 1,640 ducks raised by a villager died. Veterinarian officials have culled 15,000 birds within three kilometers of the affected area. In November, a woman was confirmed as China's fifth case of bird flu, but she has recovered left the hospital last week. --IA...

Possibility Of Bird Flu Outbreak In South Africa Ruled Out

...lysis conducted so far. In addition, domestic wild ducks would be tested in March or April. So far, the much-dreaded H5N1 viral bird flu strain has not been detected in Africa. However, more than a million birds have been slaughtered and nearly 70 persons have lost their valuable lives in Asia alone....

Wild ducks infected with bird flu

...amily. Recently bird flu has been detected in wild ducks near Ankara, the capital town.// Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister Mehdi Eker said that the people need not fear as all measures are being done to protect the them from the disease. Over ten areas are detected with bird flu out of which five ...

India Prepares Itself For H5N1

...g to the World Health Organization (WHO). Infected ducks in the country are reported to have been responsib...articularly vulnerable as it has a large number of ducks which can contract the disease from migratory birds and pass it on to domestic poultry. Early detect...

Indonesian Markets Could Assist Spread of Bird Flu: WHO

.... "Some vendors are keeping chickens very close to ducks which can be a problem because ducks do not show the disease but can carry it and transmit it." He added that if an infected bird was pre...

Bird Flu Claims Indonesian Market Vendor

...ery close to ducks. Which can be a problem because ducks do not show the disease but can carry it and transmit it.," said Alexander von Hildebrand, WHO Regional adviser. However, Indonesia has not started culling poultry animals in an effort to stop the outbreak although most of the South Eat Asian countri...

H5N1 Bird-flu Confirmed in France

...eys, was just 200mts away from the lake where wild ducks were among the first to get the bird flu virus in France, confirmed only last week. This is perhaps the first time that a European Union farm has got the bird-flu infection. Nearly 80% of the 11,000 birds at the farm have died in the past week, and ...

Pigeons And Sparrows In UK Face Bird Flu Risk

...t be ignored. Waterfowl such as geese, poultry and ducks are main carriers of the H5N1 virus. Causalities have also been reported in doves, hawks, starlings, pigeons, thrushes and crows....

Number Of Bird Flu Cases In Switzerland Reaches 11

...ion of four cases of H5N1 bird flu infection among ducks and coots, the total number of bird flu infected c...in the northeastern region of the country. // Two ducks in the northeastern region, a coot in canton Zurich and another in canton Thurgau happen to be the l...

Bird Flu Fears Recede As Migratory Birds Leave

...in Siberia, China and Europe, the risk of domestic ducks and swans catching infection from possible carrier...s of migratory birds have large flocks of domestic ducks and swans. These domestic water birds mingle freely with the migratory birds in the Shalabugh reser...

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