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The Federal Government is to compensate Ebonyi poultry farmers affected by the December 2016 Avian Influenza attack on poultry farms in the state,

pulse.ng Jun 26 2017 - 17:36

The Federal Government will from July 5 compensate Ebonyi poultry farmers affected by the December 2016 Avian Influenza attack on poultry farms in

informationng.com Jun 26 2017 - 14:19

CAPE TOWN, June 26 (Xinhua) -- South Africa authorities on Monday sounded the alarm for an outbreak of bird flu, the first of its kind in the count

Xinhua News Agency Jun 26 2017 - 14:12

JOHANNESBURG - Government has placed a general ban on the sale of live hens throughout the country in a bid to control an outbreak of highly contag

ewn.co.za Jun 26 2017 - 13:06

The Department of Agriculture‚ Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) said on Monday evening that a new case of the highly contagious bird flu had been conf

Times Media Group Jun 26 2017 - 10:15

Scientists have shown in a lab how bird flu could change in three simple mutations and become capable of spreading from human to human.

iflscience.com Jun 26 2017 - 09:26

In the middle of the last decade, when H5N1 was still pretty much a Southeast Asian problem, Thailand was one of the hardest hit countries.

afludiary.blogspot.com Jun 26 2017 - 06:01

2 Sisters Food Group’s parent company, Boparan Holdings, has reported a 39% fall in like-for-like operating profit to £13.1M in its third-quarter t

Food Manufacture Jun 26 2017 - 04:11

At the NFU’s latest council meeting, several members took to the floor to complain about the department’s handling of the situation.

fginsight.com Jun 26 2017 - 03:53

The Department of Agriculture has taken active steps to control the confirmed outbreak of the highly contagious avian flu in Mpumalanga, where abou

businesslive.co.za Jun 26 2017 - 03:26

Another high-level meeting is taking place tomorrow to assess the risk of bird flu in South Africa after it recently hit Zimbabwe.

citizen.co.za Jun 26 2017 - 02:28

THE Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has placed a general ban on the sale of live hens across the country following an outbreak of

thenewage.co.za Jun 25 2017 - 21:43

EXPERTS fear a bird flu epidemic to rival the 2009 swine flu outbreak could be on the way to the UK.

The Sun Jun 25 2017 - 14:27

THE outbreak of threat of bird flu in South Africa must be tightly monitored, the Democratic Alliance’s Western Cape branch said earlier today.

dailysun.co.za Jun 25 2017 - 11:00

And the UK is making no preparations for a vaccine to prevent it.

Mirror Jun 24 2017 - 20:39

JOHANNESBURG – The agriculture ministry is discouraging people from buying so-called ‘spent hens’ in Mpumalanga in order to avoid the further sprea

ewn.co.za Jun 24 2017 - 14:12

At least 5,000 birds on the commercial broiler breeder farm have died.

Football Hebdo Jun 24 2017 - 10:29

The Agriculture Ministry and other organisations say South Africans should not panic after an outbreak of avian influenza, otherwise known as bird

healthcaremenu.net Jun 24 2017 - 07:43

South Africa reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a farm in the Free State province, an agricultural industry body group, A

africanews.com Jun 24 2017 - 05:34

JOHANNESBURG - Farmers have been urged to be vigilant in checking whether their poultry is showing signs of the H5N8 virus.

ENCA Jun 23 2017 - 22:39

The outbreak of avian flu was first announced in Zimbabwe earlier in June, prompting the South African government to quickly halt imports from that

ewn.co.za Jun 23 2017 - 11:10

South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu on a commercial broiler breeder farm in Mpumalanga province, the World Organis

clubofmozambique.com Jun 23 2017 - 09:48

Poultry producer Astral confirmed that the H5N8 bird flu strain was found on its Villiers farm on the outskirts of the Free State province, it said

Reuters Jun 23 2017 - 06:45

TAIPEI, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan has confirmed new outbreaks of bird flu at two poultry farms and culled some 36,400 birds to prevent further inf

Xinhua News Agency Jun 23 2017 - 05:24

PARIS (Reuters) - South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu on a commercial broiler breeder farm in Mpumalanga province,

Business Insider Jun 23 2017 - 04:33

Two individual cases of bird flu have been reported in Mpumalanga and the Free State.

Talk Radio 702 Jun 23 2017 - 04:18

Bird Flu Hits South Africa – BuzzSouthAfrica reported earlier this month that the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries imposed a ban o

buzzsouthafrica.com Jun 23 2017 - 01:00

PARIS, June 22 (Reuters) - South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu on a commercial broiler breeder farm in Mpumalanga

news.trust.org Jun 22 2017 - 08:44

About 1,500 tons of eggs have been exported to Afghanistan since April 2, the secretary-general of Iran’s Association of Producers of Egg-Laying He

financialtribune.com Jun 22 2017 - 04:32

China will begin vaccinating poultry next month against the H7N9 avian influenza virus which has claimed hundreds of lives and caused major damage

Southeast AGNET Jun 22 2017 - 02:37

The risk of further outbreaks of devastating bird flu still remains in Cumbria.

News and Star Jun 22 2017 - 02:32

BIRD flu is back. The H7N9 virus has had its deadliest year since it emerged in 2013.

New Scientist Jun 20 2017 - 07:17

FILE - Health officers cull poultry at a wholesale market, as trade in live poultry is suspended after a spot check at a local street market reveal

citizentv.co.ke Jun 19 2017 - 01:00

With researchers warning that mutations in the H7N9 bird flu virus could lead to a "pandemic," authorities in China have decided to begin

Digital Journal Jun 18 2017 - 10:55

He said in the last 81 days, no new cases were detected in operations at 36 locations, which previously had outbreaks of the disease.

themalaymailonline.com Jun 18 2017 - 09:22

The Coordinating Director NAQS, Vincent Isiegbe disclosed yesterday, in Abuja, that in the era of increased trans-boundary diseases like armyworm,

guardian.ng Jun 17 2017 - 21:32

Scientists have identified several genetic mutations that, should they arise, could potentially allow the avian influenza strain H7N9 to spread bet

Science Daily Jun 17 2017 - 13:13

Scientists have found that three mutations are needed [npr.org] to make the H7N9 strain of bird flu more virulent in humans: Public health official

soylentnews.org Jun 17 2017 - 11:36

FILE PHOTO: Chickens are seen at a poultry farm on the outskirt of Hefei Thomson Reuters By Dominique Patton BEIJING (Reuters) - China has decided

Business Insider Jun 16 2017 - 23:54

The flu strain, known as H7N9, now mostly infects birds but it has infected at least 779 people in outbreaks in and around China, mainly related to

themalaymailonline.com Jun 16 2017 - 04:13

LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) - Scientists have identified three mutations that, if they occurred at the same time in nature, could turn a strain of bi

Business Insider Jun 15 2017 - 23:31

The Kaduna State government has disclosed that poultry farmers in the state lost more than 37,000 birds to Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) between Janua

Vanguard Jun 15 2017 - 16:03

A study published Thursday shows how a bird flu virus that's sickening and killing people in China could mutate to potentially become more con

88.5 WFDD Jun 15 2017 - 13:44

Scientists have identified three mutations that, if they occurred at the same time in nature, could turn a strain of bird flu now circulating in Ch

E Science News Jun 15 2017 - 12:49

Zimbabwe’s Health Minister Dr.

thezimbabwenewslive.com Jun 15 2017 - 08:14

he H7N9 bird flu virus has influenza scientists on edge, due to an unexpected surge of human infections — hundreds of cases — caused by the virus t

www.statnews.com Jun 15 2017 - 01:00

Three amino acid changes promote binding to human-type receptors by H7N9 HA. Credit: de Vries RP, et al.

Medical Xpress Jun 15 2017 - 01:00

On Friday, June 2, 2017 the federal government warned Nigerians about the new outbreak of bird flu in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and seven

naij.com Jun 14 2017 - 07:45

THE Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) has lined up several sensitisation meetings for the public and farmers following the outbreak of the highly

Zambia Daily Mail Jun 14 2017 - 05:53

The recent alert issued to the public by the Federal Government on the outbreak of Avian Influenza, otherwise known as bird flu&comma

uncova.com Jun 13 2017 - 22:29