Swine Influenza Virus News

News published on April 19, 2012:
Disease surveillance is supported by USAID's Emerging Pandemic Threats programme FAO recently launched projects in four Asian countries to step up defenses against influenza by moving beyond a focus on domes...
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FAO
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News published on November 4, 2009:
The pandemic H1N1 influenza virus has been found for the first time in a commercial swine herd, Reuters has reported. The affected herd was found in Indiana, according to the USDA who noted that both the pigs ...
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PigProgress.net
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News published on September 22, 2009:
Department of Agriculture officials are encouraging monitoring and surveillance to mitigate the novel H1N1 virus' potential harm to U.S. swine herds. But pork producers are submitting fewer influenza test samp...
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American Veterinary Medical Association
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News published on August 3, 2009:
The novel influenza A virus (H1N1) has been found in a pig herd in New South Wales, Australia, as a result of human-to-pig transmission. In a press release, Australian Pork Limited (APL) CEO Andrew Spencer sai...
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PigProgress.net
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News published on July 27, 2009:
Preliminary results from three researches indicate that the novel influenza A virus (H1N1) is transmittable in swine populations, earlier Swine Influenza Virus immunity does not seem to protect against the viru...
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European Commission, PigProgress.net
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News published on July 21, 2009:
Argentinian authorities announced a national animal health alert as the influenza A (H1N1) virus had been detected on a second pig farm in the Buenos Aires province, Reuters reports. "A state of alert doesn't ...
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SENASA, PigProgress.net
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News published on May 26, 2009:
The effects of H1N1 swine flu have been investigated in a group of piglets. Scientists writing in BioMed Central's open access Virology Journal studied the pathology of the virus, finding that all infected anim...
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BioMed Central news
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News published on May 7, 2009:
The Canadian Pork Council is assuring the public of the safety of pork following the discovery of H1N1 flu in an Alberta swine herd. On Saturday the Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced an Alberta swine h...
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Farmscape (Sask Pork and Manitoba Pork Council)
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News published on May 6, 2009:
Manitoba's chief provincial public health officer reports a novel H1N1 strain of Influenza A appears no more severe than typical strains of flu but action to avoid spreading the infection remains important. Th...
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Farmscape (Sask Pork and Manitoba Pork Council)
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News published on May 4, 2009:
From Egypt's order that all 300,000 pigs in the country be slaughtered to travel bans and putting the kibosh on kissing, the world is taking drastic - and some say debatable - measures to combat swine flu. Egy...
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Associated Press via Yahoo News
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