The Chairperson on behalf of the Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has been closely monitoring the outbreak of avian bird flu
, which is currently affecting four farms in Mpumalanga and Gauteng.
A highly contagious H5N2 strain of the avian bird flu
virus has infected at least 140,000 poultry in Canada.
One concern that makes this move by the USDA troubling and all the more surprising is the recent outbreaks of the H5N1 and H7N9 strains of the avian bird flu
over the last decade in China.
CHINA -- Closing live poultry markets in four Chinese cities in the first half of 2013 was associated with an Instant and overwhelming reduction in the incidence of human infections with avian bird flu
, also known as H7N9.
Two years earlier his firm was banking up to pounds 6,500 every day from the sale of avian bird flu
Health ministers and senior officials from the 21 APEC economies are meeting in Sydney on Thursday and Friday, with the meeting's focus to be on the region's preparedness for an avian bird flu
28 March Web seminar: Handling Avian Bird Flu
and Other Mass Casualty Situations
Public health experts say the safest way to view avian bird flu
is to consider it a permanent pandemic threat.
Star Staff Writer, Mike Derderian The recent discovery of the H5N1 Avian Bird Flu
virus among turkeys in Ajloun has caused panic among Jordanians.
Poultry farmers should be forgiven if the words "foot and mouth disease" echo in their minds every time avian bird flu
MIGRATORY swans are feared to be bringing the deadly H5N1 strain of avian bird flu
to parts of Europe previously not infected.
Amity UK has launched Virusolve Plus to combat the bacteria causing avian bird flu
, HIV and SARS.