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Japan’s Chiba Prefecture to Cull Some 410,000 Chickens Over Bird

TOKYO (Sputnik) – Some 410,000 chickens will be culled in the Japanese prefecture of Chiba near Tokyo over a new outbreak of the highly pathogenic bird flu, Japanese media reported on Saturday. According to the NHK broadcaster, the sixth outbreak of the bird flu was detected in the prefecture on Saturday morning. The authorities in […]Read More

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Bird Flu Outbreak Detected in Western Belgium, Report Says

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – The H5N5 bird flu has been found in the Menen municipality of Belgium’s province of West Flanders, Belgian media reported. According to the Sudinfo media outlet, all domestic birds at the farm hit by the outbreak will be culled. There is also a threat of the spread of the outbreak to neighbouring […]Read More

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Coronavirus-Stricken China Culling Chickens amid New Outbreak of Bird Flu

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Chinese authorities are culling thousands of chickens after an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of bird flu in Hunan Province, which neighbors the coronavirus-hit province of Hubei. The outbreak took place at a farm near Shaoyang city, in China’s central Hunan province, the country’s Ministry of Agriculture announced on Saturday. […]Read More

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Bird flu scare prompts suspension of import of birds and

The Livestock Development Department has imposed a 90-day slowdown of import into or transit through Thailand of birds and poultry as well as their carcasses from Russia, Togo and Congo to prevent a possible spread of the highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI H5N1 virus in the country. The department’s previous announcement for a temporary suspension […]Read More

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China Confirms Human Case of Bird Flu in Hunan Province

Health authorities in the central Chinese province of Hanan on Saturday confirmed a new human case of bird flu. BEIJING (Sputnik) – The 35-year old man from the city of Zhuzhou tested positive for the H7N9 avian influenza, Hanan’s center for disease control and prevention said. The patient is in critical condition. The news comes […]Read More

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Health officials in Chanthaburi and Sa Kaeo put on alert

The Ministry of Public Health has ordered health officials in Sakaew and Chanthaburi provinces to take precautionary measures in wake of suspected bird flu outbreak in a neighbouring country which has killed many birds. The precautionary measures monitoring of suspected bird flu infection in human beings and coordinating with livestock and national park officials of […]Read More

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24 people die from H1N1 in Thailand this year

TRANG, 24 April 2014 (NNT) – Medical experts say that H1N1 virus has claimed the lives of 24 people in Thailand since early this year. Director of Trang Hospital Dr. Chaiyuth Saksornchai said that the North is hardest hit by the outbreak. The highest mortality rate was reported among patients in the 55-64 and 45-54 […]Read More