Avian Influenza News

News published on December 5, 2006:

USA - Auburn professors develop first egg-injection vaccine against AI

An Auburn University veterinary professor in collaboration with researchers at Vaxin Inc. of Birmingham has developed the first "in ovo," or egg-injected, vaccine to protect chickens against avian influenza, a ...
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Poultry Today
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News published on November 6, 2006:

Int’l - EU lifts South Africa ostrich meat ban

The European Union Wednesday lifted a two-year ban on South African ostrich meat imposed after bird flu fears which led to the culling of tens of thousands of birds, the agriculture ministry said. “The Euro...
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Citizen Online
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News published on November 3, 2006:

China - New bird flu virus strain emerges: study

A new strain of the killer H5N1 avian flu virus had emerged and become the dominant strain in southern China and southeast Asia by early this year, displacing previous ones, according to a study published on Tu...
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Xinhua
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News published on October 26, 2006:

Int’l - Bird Flu Virus May Return to Europe in Coming Weeks

Bird flu may return to Europe in the coming weeks, spread by wild ducks, swans and geese carrying the lethal virus south from their Arctic mating grounds. Twenty-six European nations reported initial infections...
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Bloomberg
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News published on October 25, 2006:

Tanzania - Zanzibar destroys more eggs to keep bird flu at bay

Authorities in Zanzibar have incinerated another consignment of chicken eggs smuggled from mainland Tanzania, in the hope of keeping their islands free of avian flu. "We seized the egg consignment of about ...
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Reuters
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News published on October 23, 2006:

Int’l - 700,000 birds culled in Nigeria since Avian flu outbreak, WHO official says

Around 700,000 birds have been culled in Nigeria since the outbreak of Avian flu in February this year, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) official. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted Chiji...
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Today Online
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News published on October 20, 2006:

The Netherlands - Avian influenza research Intervet supported by European Commission

This week the European Commission decided to support 17 projects on avian influenza under the EU’s Sixth Research Framework Program. One of the selected projects will be executed by Intervet together with it...
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Intervet
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News published on October 12, 2006:

Int’l - Three million domestic fowls inoculated in north China for bird flu prevention

Around three million domestic fowls in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have been inoculated following an outbreak of bird flu, according to local authorities. Nearly 1,000 chickens and ducks ...
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Eastday
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News published on October 11, 2006:

New Zealand - No bird flu in chicken farms

Biosecurity New Zealand has completed its first survey of commercial broiler and layer farms throughout the country and found no highly pathogenic avian influenza. The study was the first phase of an ongoin...
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Biosecurity New Zealand
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News published on October 6, 2006:

Int’l - Mauritania submits bird flu prevention plan at global conference

The government of Mauritania, considered a high-risk country for avian flu, has submitted a national prevention plan against the disease to international peers at a conference in Nouakchott. The prevention ...
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Today Online
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