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Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany

...ny, the new outbreak has been restricted to swans, geese and other wild birds and has not affected poultry farms. Germany battled a widespread bird flu epidemic in 2006. It broke out on the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen and spread to six states, including Bavaria. The disease spread to mammals, infecting...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

...ern state of Saxony. The disease has been found in geese and turkeys on farms in Hungary, the U.K. and the Czech Republic this year. The three birds discovered near the German city of Nuremberg June 24 are the European Union's first cases of H5N1 in wild birds this year. In 2006, it was detected in more th...

Beaches Shut Due to High E-coli Level in Water

...boat with a leak in it. Usually it's attributed to geese and geese droppings."Provincial officials were advising people using the beaches to avoid swallowing lake wate...

Scientists Observed Live Cell Migration

...the nuances identified is that just like migrating geese or a pack of bicyclists, individual border cells in the cluster each take turns as the "leader" during their journey across the egg chamber. Another discovery is that a protein called Kuzbanian is necessary to help border cells detach from the egg wa...

Hungarian Geese Slaughtered as Bird Flu Returns to EU

...in the EU since mid-2006, after tests on Hungarian geese proved positive//. But experts say the mild winter... said they had responded by slaughtering all 9,400 geese on the farm. "Animals suspected of carrying bird flu were found Friday on a goose farm in Derekeg...

To Russia With Love-Bird Flu Strikes

...pean Union since mid-2006 after tests on Hungarian geese proved positive. Last week Japan and Hong Kong reported fresh cases of strains of the virus, and Indonesian authorities have revealed that an eight-year-old girl has become the latest person in the country to die from it. The deadly strain of bir...

Fowl Fall in Hungary-Bird Flu Strikes

...00 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. Stringent measures are on to control the spread. A protection zone of 3 km and a surveillance zone of 10 ...

New Bird Flu Virus Resistant To Vaccine: Study

...cent a year earlier. It was found that ducks and geese were the most common carriers, and they were susceptible to bird flu year-round. Source-IANS...

Britain Feels the Urgency to Vaccinate the Poultry against Bird Flu

... and the Netherlands, to vaccinate hens, ducks and geese against a deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu. Supporters of vaccination and the organic producers said that the vaccine is the only other alternative to locking the birds indoors as it would threaten their poultry's free-range status. The vaccine could b...

Brid Flu Threat May be a Cause of Concern for Years to Come: Experts

...can become endemic in wild birds such as ducks and geese and whether these animals can carry the disease without showing any symptoms. More than 300 experts from over 100 countries met at FAO's headquarters in Rome on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss the spread of the virus, which since 2003 has led to t...

New Bird Flu Outbreak Sets Migratory Birds Die.

...nistry of China reported a total of 399 bar-headed geese and ruddy shelducks had died from the virus (H5N1) in outbreaks in Tibet's Naqu district and the Guoluo Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in neighboring Qinghai province. Two outbreaks had occurred in separate locations, linked by the same migratory ...

First Case Of H5N1 Bird Flu In Poultry In Denmark

...lso said that around a hundred chickens, ducks and geese on the farm have been destroyed, and added that a protection zone and surveillance zone were set up around the farm. Denmark had earlier reported a number of bird flu cases in wild birds, but this is the first time it has reported the H5N1 virus i...

Royal Highland Show Cancelled Over Bird Flu Fears

...sh Dumpies, Old English game hens and all sorts of geese and ducks. We just felt we had to make a decision because we would normally be inviting entries from people round about now." The show features 500 of the country's rarest birds. But last week's dead swan with the H5N1 virus bird flu has scared peopl...

Delayed Start By Niger On Culling Of Poultry

...ch-end to early April. Internationally, bar-headed geese are being studied as potential carriers of the virus, since many died in a bird flu outbreak at Qinghai Lake, China, last May. Professional trappers trap the birds so government vets can collect 1 ml blood per bird. The samples are sent to the High...

Bird Flu Deters Hunters in Russia

...d hunt the local hunters usually shoot hundreds of geese and thousands of ducks. There are three areas in Russia which experienced outbreaks of bird flu in the month of July. And as a result, more than 1.3 million birds have been culled by the health authorities. But the good news is that no cases of...

Bulgaria Prepares Itself For Combating Bird Flu Outbreak

...,000 to 6000 birds, more specifically white-headed geese have started to migrate to two lakes in Bulgaria, near the Romanian border from the Danube delta. In view of the above situation, the veterinary services have been on very high alert to watch out for any symptoms of the disease. "Their number will ...

Poultry feces may transmit bird flu virus

...h would have infected the Indian origin bar headed geese which migrates to Qinghai, which was responsible for the Chinese outbreak of H5N1 strain of bird flu. Though, the virus has not been isolated from poultry feces it has increased fear of a pandemic threat of bird flu....

BC farms declared free of bird flu

...y, 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, or dropp...

Bird flu makes its presence felt in the Crimean peninsula

...blished around 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 m...

Bird flu threat ruled out: Karnataka Forest Department

... bird flu from migratory birds like the bar-headed geese from China which are likely to arrive in the state in a fortnight," he said. The issue will be discussed in detail during a special session in the seminar on Bird Ecology and Conservation being held here on November 12 and "an action plan will chalk...

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