Avian Influenza News

News published on May 31, 2019:

The Importance of Avian Influenza Surveillance

The International Egg Commission's Avian Influenza Global Expert Group continues its work to help egg producers manage the risk of Avian Influenza. The recent northern winter has had a very limited number of A...
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https://www.internationalegg.com/
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News published on March 19, 2018:

USDA Announces Regionalization Agreement with South Korea to Help Protect U.S. Trade During HPAI Detections

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an agreement with the government of South Korea that significantly reduces negative impacts on trade should another detection of highly pathogenic av...
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https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/
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News published on May 24, 2016:

The Avian Influenza virus strain H9N9 has been seen more often and keep streading

The Avian Influenza (AI) virus strain H9N9 has been seen more often and keeps spreading. The University of Minnesota conducted a research trying to determine the Stalosan F efficacy against this particular viru...
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Vilofoss
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News published on May 20, 2015:

Vaccines developed for H5N1, H7N9 avian influenza strains

Wenjun Ma, assistant professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology at Kansas State University, left, and Jürgen Richt, Regents distinguished professor of veterinary medicine and director of the U.S. De...
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Kansas State University
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News published on May 13, 2015:

Why Some Avian Influenza Vaccines Fail

Avian influenza, or “bird flu,” poses a continuing threat to birds, animals, and people throughout the world. In December 2014, the presence of a highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 virus in both d...
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Sandra Avant - USDA, Agricultural Research magazine (ARS)
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News published on November 21, 2014:

Avian influenza A(H5N8) detected in Europe… a journey to the West?

Germany has become the first European country to report an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza caused by an A(H5N8) virus genetically similar to one spreading in the Republic of Korea since January. T...
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FAO
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News published on April 19, 2012:

Influenza: FAO monitors pigs, poultry and waterfowl in hot spots

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 May 22, 2009:

Human nose too cold for bird flu, says new study

Avian influenza viruses do not thrive in humans because the temperature inside a person's nose is too low, according to research published today in the journal PLoS Pathogens. The authors of the study, from Imp...
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Imperial College London news
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News published on April 22, 2009:

Protection of individuals with high poultry contact in areas affected by avian influenza H5N1

This document consolidates pre-existing WHO guidance on protection of individuals engaged in activities involving high contact with poultry or wild birds confirmed or highly suspected of being infected with avi...
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WHO (World Health Organization) website
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News published on March 20, 2009:

Scientists Identify Lab-Made Proteins That Neutralize Multiple Strains of Seasonal and Pandemic Flu Viruses

Scientists have identified a small family of lab-made proteins that neutralize a broad range of influenza A viruses, including the H5N1 avian virus, the 1918 pandemic influenza virus and seasonal H1N1 flu virus...
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Nat'l Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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