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Bird Flu

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  • Ninth Egyptian dies of H5N1 bird flu: Health Ministry

    A 20-year-old Egyptian woman died from bird flu on Wednesday, the ninth death in the country from the virus out of 18 identified cases, the Health Ministry said.
  • Italy reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu in Venice region: OIE

    Italy has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a turkey farm in the northeastern part of the country near Venice, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. The strain, which has never been detected in...

    Bird flu raises concerns in United Kingdom and Netherlands

    Bird flu raises concerns in United Kingdom and Netherlands
    Europe: Travelers in parts of the Netherlands and United Kingdom might want to minimize dining on poultry over the coming weeks as cases of H5N8 bird flu have been detected in East Yorkshire and the Dutch city of Hekendorp. There was also an earlier...

    Bird flu spread likely, human cases unlikely but possible: WHO

    Bird flu spread likely, human cases unlikely but possible: WHO
    New cases of bird flu detected in Europe will likely hit other bird populations and may infect a few people, though the virus is highly unlikely to spread in the human population, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. The H5N8 form of the virus has...

    Bird flu found in UK, Netherlands but authorities say little risk to humans

    Bird flu found in UK, Netherlands but authorities say little risk to humans
    Bird flu was found on a duck farm in England on Monday days after it was discovered in Dutch chickens, forcing authorities to destroy poultry and restrict exports, although it was not a strain known to be deadly to humans. Health officials said the...