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Friday | CBS Local
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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Friday Apr 18 | Agricultural Market
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.
Friday Apr 18 | PhysOrg Weblog
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.
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.
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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The avian influenza found in chickens in Kumamoto Prefecture has been identified as the H5N8 virus, the agriculture ministry said Thursday.
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."
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.
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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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.
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 .
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.
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.