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Friday | CBS Local

Delmarva Chicken Festival To End After 65 Years

The Delmarva Chicken Festival, an annual tradition to promote the region's poultry industry, will hold its final event this summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Health

Friday Apr 18 | Agricultural Market

Massive Soybean Default Looms as China Buyers Play Hard Ball - Top Buyer

China's top soybean buyer states that Chinese buyers may default on an additional 1.2 million tons of U.S. and South America soybeans worth $900 million to avoid incurring huge losses in a depressed local market.

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Friday Apr 18 | PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers find new method to combat common childhood illness

Biao He, a Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Investigator and member of the Faculty of Infectious Diseases, developed a flu vaccine that is 100 percent effective in protecting against H1N1 and more than 60 percent effective in protection against the most virulent strain H5N1 when tested in the mouse model.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Influenza, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Friday Apr 18 | Sunday Herald

Share of Rockefeller $100m for 'resilient' Glasgow

Floods, power outages, bird flu and lethal heatwaves might sound like the stuff of disaster movies, but extreme weather events and fossil fuel shortages are no longer fanciful propositions.

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Related Topix: Health, Weather, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hurricane, Hurricane Sandy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Influenza A(H5N2) Virus Antibodies in Humans after Contact with Infected Poultry, Taiwan, 2012

Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan Six persons in Taiwan who had contact with poultry infected with influenza A showed seroconversion for the virus by hemagglutinin inhibition or microneutralization testing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Taiwan, Vaccinations

Medical Daily

Wikipedia May Track Flu Levels Better Than The CDC And Google, Based On Articles Being Searched

Thanks to a new model that analyzes search traffic based on statistics from Wikipedia, researchers from Boston's Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have discovered a potentially quicker way to spot emerging flu trends in the United States.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Influenza, Health

Business Wire

CEL-SCI Corporation Announces Closing of Public Offering for Gross Proceeds of $10 Million

The units were sold at a price of $1.40 per unit and resulted in aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $10 million, prior to deducting underwriting commissions and offering expenses.

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Related Topix: Biotech, CEL-SCI Corp, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, CEL-SCI, Healthcare Law, Law, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health

The Japan Times

Kumamoto bird flu strain ID'd as H5N8, new to Japan

The avian influenza found in chickens in Kumamoto Prefecture has been identified as the H5N8 virus, the agriculture ministry said Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Agriculture, Science

Hispanic Business

Researchers from Harbin Veterinary Research Institute Report Recent...

To control the disease, vaccination of poultry is implemented in many of the affected countries, especially in those where H5N1 viruses have become enzootic in poultry and wild birds."

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Vaccinations

CiteULike

Genesis of a highly pathogenic and potentially pandemic H5N1 influenza virus in eastern Asia

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Medicine, Influenza, Natural Disasters, Genetics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newkerala.com

Ban on poultry products import in UP districts bordering Nepal

Gonda, Apr 16 : The import of poultry products in Uttar Pradesh districts lying close to the international border of Nepal has been restricted, owing to the alleged avian infleunza in birds there.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Health

Crofs Blogs

April 16, 2014: MERS breaks out

I got an email from Mike Coston at Avian Flu this morning that woke me up with no need for coffee: MERS in the last few hours has turned up in Malaysia and the Philippines, while 6 new cases are reported in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: On top of that, Mike has a post on WHO's new update on the UAE MERS cluster, plus a referral to Dr. Ian Mackay's latest ... (more)

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BioSpace

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Files 2013 Annual Report On Form 20-F

The Annual Report on Form 20-F is now available on the Company's website under SEC Filing in the Investor Relations section.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Law, Financial Services, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

TheStreet.com

Magalong: Why Your Easter Will Be More Expensive This Year

NEW YORK -- As you prepare for your Easter feast Sunday, get ready for some sticker shock on some of the more common items you'll need.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The China Post

Japan culls 112,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak

Japan has finished slaughtering 112,000 chickens after confirming its first bird flu infections in three years, with authorities stepping up efforts to swiftly contain the latest outbreak, officials said Tuesday.

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The China Post

H7N9 surveillance eases as risk sees decline: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control announced Tuesday that the level of its surveillance on the H7N9 avian flu strain will return to normal, ending the operation of its H7N9 Central Epidemic Command Center .

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BioResearch Online

FDA Develops New Potency Assay For Flu Vaccines

Scientists at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has developed a new laboratory assay that could speed up the launch of pandemic influenza vaccines to the public by cutting the length of time it takes to test vaccine potency.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza, Food and Drug Administration, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

The Japan Times

Kyushu farmers on alert after bird flu resurfaces

Poultry farmers in Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures are on high alert following an outbreak of avian flu at two farms in the neighboring town of Taragi, Kumamoto Prefecture, over the weekend that forced the prefecture to cull 112,000 birds.

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Japan, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Influenza

Seeking Alpha

Skystar Bio Pharmaceutical Company: Undervalued With A Strong Growth Catalyst

The company operates four product lines. The veterinary medicine line is the largest product line as it comprised 60% of 2013 revenue.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical Company, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Bird Flu Epidemic to Be Eradicated 'in May'

The latest outbreak of bird flu, which has spread across the country from Gochang, North Jeolla Province since mid-January, will be completely eradicated in late May, authorities promise.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Influenza, Agriculture, Science

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