Avian Influenza News

News published on May 15, 2006:

Malaysia - Poultry industry lost RM1.5bil

The poultry industry lost RM1.5bil in two months due to the bird flu scare, which caused chicken prices to plunge. Federation of Livestock Farmers Associations Malaysia broiler unit head Yap Kim Hwah said b...
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The Star
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News published on May 11, 2006:

USPOULTRY’s Dr. Krushinskie Selected to Head Worldwide AI Effort

Dr. Beth Krushinskie, vice president of food safety and production programs for the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, has been named to head up the efforts of ACDI/VOCA’s programs to address the worldwide challen...
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U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
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News published on May 5, 2006:

USA - New England AI meeting set

A three-day program on avian influenza will be presented here May 9-11 at the University of Connecticut. The "New England Avian Influenza Prevention & Control Meeting for Game Bird Producers and Poultry Fan...
Source :
Poultry Today
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News published on May 2, 2006:

International - Dutch lift bird flu restrictions

The Netherlands lifted its order shielding domestic poultry from contact with wild birds on Monday, as the threat of avian flu infections subsided, the Dutch agriculture ministry said. "The main reason for l...
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Reuters
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News published on April 25, 2006:

Afghanistan - Deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu hits fourth province

The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu has been detected in a fourth province of Afghanistan amid fears of further possible outbreaks of the virus among the country's destitute communities, the UN Food and Agricult...
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Reuters
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News published on April 17, 2006:

International – Avian flu update report

Pakistanis find H5N1 bird flu on another farm The H5N1 bird flu virus has been confirmed at another Pakistani poultry farm, an Agriculture Ministry official said on Sunday. Authorities confirmed outbreak...
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Reuters / Zee News / Outlook India
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136 0
News published on March 28, 2006:

USA - Symposium examines AI role of wild birds

A symposium on "Avian Influenza: Impacts on Wild Birds, Domestic Birds and Humans" will be held here April 15 at the Davis Senior Center, in California. The symposium will explore the roles that wild birds a...
Source :
Poultry Today
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News published on March 20, 2006:

Europe - Bird flu in Serbia suspected in domestic poultry

Serbia has reported a first suspected case of bird flu at domestic birds, following initial analysis made at one dead rooster on Wednesday. Serbian veterinary authorities told reporters that as so far virus ...
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DTT Net
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120 0
News published on March 20, 2006:

Int’l - Israel Confirms First Outbreak of Bird Flu

Israel on Monday confirmed its first outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu. In a statement on its Web site, the Agriculture Ministry said the flu had been found in birds at two communal farms in southe...
Source :
Forbes
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News published on March 1, 2006:

USA - Heat Inactivates Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease Viruses in Egg Products

Avian influenza (AI) and Newcastle disease (ND) are poultry diseases of great concern to the poultry industry. The viruses that cause these diseases can be killed by heat. But the exact parameters for inactivat...
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USDA Agricultural Research Service
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