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49 min ago | American Thinker

China Stealing U.S. Chicken Industry

Last August, the U.S. won a WTO dispute about high Chinese chicken tariffs. With U.S. corn prices low and Chinese consumers leery of eating Chinese-produced chicken due to outbreaks of Avian Flu in China, everything seemed set for a huge rise in U.S. poultry exports to China.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Bird Flu Found on California Quail Farm Spurs Export Bans

The disease known as bird flu has been found on a quail farm in California, prompting countries including Russia to ban poultry shipments from the state.

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Related Topix: California, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Small Molecule Inhibitors of...

The influenza A viral genome is composed of 8 segments or chromosomes which encode 11 proteins.sup.1. During infection, the virus-encoded RNA-dependent RNA polymerase converts the -stranded RNAs to strand messenger RNAs and a set of full length complementary genomic RNAs which serve as templates for genomic replication.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

Cleveland.com

Stock futures mixed; Yum Brands Chinese sales rise; Toyota sells record number of cars: A.M. Business News Links

Customers buy meals at a KFC restaurant at a shopping mall in Beijing Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.

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CiteULike

Akt inhibitor MK2206 prevents influenza pH1N1 virus infection in vitro.

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

Poultry

California chicken banned on avian flu fears

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bloomberg

Yum Profit Rises as Chinese Customers Return to KFC

Yum! Brands Inc. , owner of the KFC and Taco Bell restaurant chains, said yesterday that first-quarter profit rose 18 percent as sales rebounded in China .

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Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Life, Food, Dining, Health, US News

The Hartford Courant

China is a driver, not a drag, for U.S. earnings in first quarter

Economic growth may be slowing in China, and fears of a credit crunch there may be rife, but the world's second-largest economy was a driving force for U.S. company profits in the last quarter.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Yum Brands, Health, Reuters, Ansonia, CT

Reuters

China is a driver, not a drag, for U.S. earnings in first quarter

Economic growth may be slowing in China, and fears of a credit crunch there may be rife, but the world's second-largest economy was a driving force for U.S. company profits in the last quarter.

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Related Topix: Health

NatureNews

Tamiflu report comes under fire

A study that calls into question the stockpiling of billions of dollars' worth of antiviral drugs to mitigate the threat of influenza pandemics has been criticized by flu researchers.

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Related Topix: Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Influenza, Health, Relenza, Zanamivir (generic), Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Yum Brands' China restaurant sales improve, shares rise

KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Tuesday said first-quarter sales at established restaurants in China, its top market, rose 9 percent as it recovers from an avian flu outbreak and a food safety scare that pummeled demand for chicken last year.

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Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Health, Life, Food, Fast Food

PR-inside.com

Global human vaccine market: CNY 19 billion industry in 2012

Vaccine I is offered for free, and its priced and purchased uniformly by the government, covering the major epidemic diseases of Hepatitis B, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, Tetanus, etc.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Chickenpox, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Pharmaceuticals

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

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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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

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

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