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updated Mon. January 15, 2018

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Patients being treated at an army ward in Kansas during the influenza epidemic of 1918. The pandemic of the virus known as Spanish flu in 1918 spread ..... He pointed to two strains of bird flu -- H5N1 and H7N9 -- that have gained traction in recent years. infections with both illnesses are typically linked to ...
... highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 strain and another H5 subtype, following an alert issued on Friday regarding an avian flu outbreak in Japan and other countries, the Council of agriculture said yesterday. Japan, South Korea, Italy and other European countries are experiencing avian flu epidemics ...

13 (CNA) Taiwan issued a new ban on Japanese poultry on Friday after an H5 strain of avian flu was detected in Japan's Kagawa Prefecture that led to the ... Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) on Friday listed Japan as an epidemic region for the highly pathogenic H5 strain of avian influenza ...

H5N1, popularly known as bird flu is the most infectious and dangerous strain of avian influenza virus. ... this time of the year which is why timely bio-safety and other preventive measures need to be employed by owners of poultry farms to avert the epidemic and the accompanying huge financial losses.
Iowa State University research found no evidence that small wild birds and rodents were possible sources of the avian influenza virus that decimated Iowa ... The avian influenza epidemic in 2015 occurred in facilities practicing strict biosecurity controls, which opened the possibility of alternative infection ...
Iranian poultry farms are hit by avian flu every year around this time. The H5N8 strain of bird flu infecting Iranian farms is deadly for poultry, but according to World Health Organization, although human infection with the virus cannot be excluded, the likelihood is low. The recent outbreak is said to have ...
First it was bird flu, then swine, and now Australian flu is latest deadly influenza to hit our shores, causing a spike in hospital admissions and mounting ... Specifically, they are looking at the 1968 Hong Kong flu epidemic, which was caused by the same strain and which killed between a million and four ...
While the worst-ever U.S. bird-flu outbreak killed millions of birds in 2015, the epidemic has since abated. "After avian influenza, the market ...
Avian influenza (AI) first appeared on the Korean peninsula in 2003, and ... In contrast, the deadly epidemic early this year killed the birds it ...
While the worst-ever U.S. bird-flu outbreak killed millions of birds in 2015, the epidemic has since abated. "After avian influenza, the market ...
"The number of human infections reported in [this epidemic] is almost as ... previous four epidemics combined," notes the CDC of this years' flu season, ... It's worth noting that bird flu strain H5N1, which first appeared in 2005, ...
scientists said in June this year that a bird flu pandemic worse than the ... quick to act and suggested the risks of an epidemic remained low.
Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - China ... taking into consideration the previous epidemic situation and recent patterns.
scientists warning of rising threat from bird flu ... Hualan, director of the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory, told reporters. ... in China in March 2013 and is most likely to cause an epidemic in winter and spring.

EFSA says wild birds spread avian flu to E.U. member states ... The EFSA's experts have since assessed the risk of avian influenza entering the ... with Member States affected by this epidemic," said Arjan Stegeman, Chair of ...
Human infections with the H7N9 avian flu virus were first reported in China in March 2013. ... Even though low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) viruses were circulating during the first four epidemics, approximately 40 percent ... have greater pandemic potential than the HPAI H5N1 viruses," said Kawaoka.
H5N1 is the bird-flu subtype that has been worrying scientists for ... Every year since, there's been a new epidemic, and the current one is the worst. ... as many human infections as the previous four epidemics put together.
The largest epidemic, he says, occurred recently in 2016 and 2017. As of early October, there have been 1,562 cases of H7N9, 99% of whom ...
Experts assessed the risk of avian influenza entering the EU and ... by this epidemic," said chair of the working group on avian influenza, Arjan ...
The A(H5N8) highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) epidemic ... happened with HPAIV A(H5N8) and HPAIV A(H5N1) in previous years.
Experts assessed the risk of avian influenza entering the EU and ... with Member States affected by this epidemic," said Arjan Stegeman, Chair ...
Two Lincoln companies developed a DNA bird flu vaccine for chickens that recently became the first such vaccine licensed by the U.S. ...
Bird flu Is Spreading in Asia, Experts (Quietly) Warn ... In 2005, it was feared that the H5N1 avian Flu, which killed or forced the ... It still circulates, primarily in Egypt and Indonesia, but so far has not become a human epidemic.
The bird flu epidemic in 2015 stands out. ... never want to see again," Northey said about the epidemic, which the Iowa farm Bureau Federation ...
For example, avian influenza, Salmonella and Campylobacter infections are livestock-associated zoonoses. While large-scale epidemics in the ...
Reported incidence of epidemic diseases has dropped by 19.4 percent. ... On the whole, the epidemics are under control and there has been no ... such epidemic emergencies as human infections of the avian influenza A ...
There are definitely still epidemics in our time, like for example the recent ... The Asian flu Pandemic was an outbreak of avian influenza that ...
Other factors include the bird flu epidemic and recurring allegations of food safety issues. According to Euromonitor International, the market ...
De Beer also warns that this avian flu virus isn't the only virus that's currently ... The threat of a bird flu epidemic in the Western Cape was first ...
The latest H7N9 avian influenza epidemic to affect China is by far ... than during the first four epidemics combined," the researchers said.
China's current H7N9 avian flu epidemic has almost as many ... four epidemics, with the emergence of high pathogenic avian influenza viruses ...
The number of human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) and the geographical distribution in the fifth epidemic wave (i.e. onset since 1 ...
"Bird flu", or avian influenza, is an infectious disease of animals caused by viruses ... flocks are especially vulnerable to infections that can rapidly reach epidemic ... to protect against disease caused by the H5N1 influenza virus strain in humans. ... for routine use in protecting humans during seasonal epidemics of influenza.
The bird flu outbreak has also caused an oversupply, leading to a drop in ... "They have to establish first that the bird flu epidemic is over," ...
Kenya partially lifts ban on poultry imports from Uganda in wake of avian flu ... of an avian flu epidemic that devastated birds in the neighboring country. ... risk assessment on the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza," said Bett.
If there is anything to be learned from the bird flu issue, it's that the ... are many strains of Avian Flu but only the H5N1 strain is harmful to humans. ... The ongoing case raises again the repercussions of an epidemic or even the ...
Staying on track against the bird flu virus ... The government must stay on the right track in the fight against the avian influenza outbreak without letting go until ... "The majority of human cases of A(H5N1) and A(H7N9) infection have ... total number of such infections during the current fifth epidemic to 688.
19 (Xinhua) -- Uganda on Saturday declared the end of the bird flu outbreak, ... free from bird flu or avian influenza that broke out in January this year. ... may pass unnoticed, to a fatal disease that can cause severe epidemics.
The first avian flu outbreak was reported in San Luis, Pampanga. ... "It must be disseminated to the people that the avian influenza in The Philippines does ... and emergencies but as well as epidemics such as bird flu," he said.
"Major epidemics of bird flu in the US have not documented any crossover to ... the first outbreak of bird flu (H5N1) in poultry in Hong Kong in 1997. ... of the few countries in Southeast Asia that remains free of avian influenza.
NEW ULM -- Two years after avian flu halted all poultry shows across the country the 4-H and FFA shows are beginning to return to their former ...
The latest health scare follows a bird flu epidemic that swept Northern Europe late last year and forced poultry farmers to cull flocks as well.
Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - China ... taking into consideration the previous epidemic situation and risk assessment.
... he told members of the city council Monday, July 24, citing the recent avian influenza epidemic as a catalyst to some of those safety changes.
"If H1N1 happens to combine with H5N1, which occurs in Dawei, ... rainy season of July, namely H5N1 (bird flu), leaving 5,000 chickens culled.
... normally exhibits a wide range of chickens and ducks every year at the Royal Show, will not be participating due to the avian flu epidemic.
The National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory confirmed the epidemic was H5N1 bird Flu after testing samples collected from the farm, ...


 

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