Tuesday, August 17, 2004
More Farms Hit By Bird Flu In South Africa
August 17, 2004 More Farms Hit By Bird Flu In South Africa The Department of Agriculture in South Africa has culled thousands of ostriches on five more farms over the past few days. Sources say the mass culling was ordered after the dreaded ...
Monday, August 16, 2004
Australian Meat Exports To Japan Soar On US Mad Cow Scare
August 16, 2004 Australian Meat Exports To Japan Soar On US Mad Cow Scare Australia has benefited from an outbreak of mad cow disease in the U.S. through record meat sales to Japan. Australian beef exports to Japan increased 25% to more tha ...
Monday, August 16, 2004
Vietnam Culls Poultry In Bird Flu-Hit Province
August 16, 2004 Vietnam Culls Poultry In Bird Flu-Hit Province Vietnam has stepped up the culling of poultry on Saturday in a southern province where a woman was confirmed to have died of H5N1 bird flu. This is the same strain that killed 2 ...
Monday, August 16, 2004
Hong Kong Steps Up Monitoring Efforts To Prevent Avian Influenza
August 16, 2004 Hong Kong Steps Up Monitoring Efforts To Prevent Avian Influenza In light of the confirmation of H5 avian influenza outbreaks involving three persons in Vietnam, the Center for Health Protection (CHP) of Hong Kong Department ...
Friday, August 13, 2004
Nationwide Bird Flu Tests Conducted In South Africa As Culling Continues
August 13, 2004 Nationwide Bird Flu Tests Conducted In South Africa As Culling Continues   South Africa was conducting nationwide tests Thursday on ostriches as it continued to slaughter diseased birds at two farms. This move follows an out ...
Thursday, August 12, 2004
Brunei Remains Free From Bird Flu
August 12, 2004 Brunei Remains Free From Bird Flu   Steps taken to detect the occurrence of bird flu (avian flu) in the country by Brunei's Ministry of Health showed that the Sultanate is free from the disease. This was revealed at the seco ...
Thursday, August 12, 2004
Study Of Yeast As Bird Flu Treatment In Thailand
August 12, 2004 Study Of Yeast As Bird Flu Treatment In Thailand Thailand's Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Somsak Thepsuthin yesterday revealed that he had ordered the Department of Livestock Development to study the feasibility of u ...
Thursday, August 12, 2004
Malaysia Presently Free Of Bird Flu
August 12, 2004 Malaysia Presently Free Of Bird Flu The country at present is free of avian flu, commonly known as bird flu, assures Malaysia's Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Datuk Seri Mohd Shariff Omar. "All poult ...
Thursday, August 12, 2004
Untreated Water Suspected To Spread Bird Flu In South Africa
August 12, 2004 Untreated Water Suspected To Spread Bird Flu In South Africa The use of untreated surface water is now highly suspected of spreading the avian influenza in South Africa's ostrich farms, according to the country's veterinary ...
Thursday, August 12, 2004
Canada Broadens Coverage Of Mad Cow Tests
August 12, 2004 Canada Broadens Coverage Of Mad Cow Tests   Canada has increased its tests of old, dead, and sick cattle for mad cow disease to assess the prevalence of the brain-wasting illness, a Canadian Food Inspection Agency official s ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2004
EU Bans South African Poultry Products
August 11, 2004 EU Bans South African Poultry Products The local ostrich industry was dealt a serious financial blow when the European Union (EU) announced on Tuesday evening that it was banning the import of ostrich meat, eggs and other pr ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2004
South African Government Still Searching For Bird Flu Origins
August 11, 2004 South African Government Still Searching For Bird Flu Origins The authorities are still investigating the origin of the Avian Influenza (AI) that has set South Africa on alert after the outbreak was discovered in the Eastern ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2004
Thailand Bans Use Of Bird Flu Vaccine
August 11, 2004 Thailand Bans Use Of Bird Flu Vaccine Thailand has officially banned the use of bird flu vaccine and started crackdown on any violation, the state-run Thai News Agency (TNA) reported on Tuesday. A regulation has been adopted ...
Tuesday, August 10, 2004
EU Weighs Ban On South African Ostriches
August 10, 2004 EU Weighs Ban On South African Ostriches The European Union (EU) said yesterday it was considering banning South African ostrich imports and products. This move follows the outbreak of a strain of avian influenza virus, whic ...
Monday, August 9, 2004
Thai Health Ministry Assigned Responsibility For Bird Flu
August 9, 2004 Thai Health Ministry Assigned Responsibility For Bird Flu Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has assigned the Ministry of Public Health as the government's agency responsible for addressing the bird flu problem in line wi ...

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