Wednesday, June 8, 2022
University of Wisconsin team works on avian flu vaccine as disease threatens US poultry
To prepare for and help prevent future bird flu outbreaks in the United States, researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine are developing an avian flu vaccine to protect poultry flocks and prevent widespread ci ...
Monday, February 14, 2022
Poultry producers in the US tighten safety measures as avian flu spreads
Poultry producers in the US are tightening safety measures for their flocks as diseases experts caution that wild birds are spreading highly pathogenic bird flu throughout the country, Reuters reported.
Monday, July 19, 2021
More than 4,000 chickens culled in Ghana following avian flu deaths
Ghana has culled 4,500 chickens and restricted the movement of poultry after nearly 6,000 birds were found to have died of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu, the country's veterinary services director said on July 17.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
New avian flu outbreak in China seen to boost Brazilian poultry sector
China's imports of Brazilian poultry meat is expected to even further rise following a new avian influenza outbreakin Hunan province confirmed on Saturday, Feb. 1, a Reuters report said.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Russia hit by latest outbreak of H5N2 avian flu; European farms face risk
Russia has been hit by its latest outbreak of avian influenza, which is of the highly pathogenic H5N2 strain.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
$125k to fund research on avian flu-stricken broiler chickens, turkeys
The USPOULTRY Foundation has approved $125,000 in additional emergency funding to support avian influenza research and communication.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Avian flu outbreaks hit UK
The latest bird flu outbreak in the UK has hit a part of England as the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer had confirmed two wild birds tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8.
Friday, July 15, 2016
H5N1 avian flu hits Cameroon as it spreads across West, Central Africa
Cameroon has become the latest African country to be affected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N1 as it continues to spread across the region, the Food and Agriculture Organisation said on Wednesday, July 13.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
France's avian flu outbreak affects 61 poultry farms
Avian flu had affected poultry farms in France since November this year, the number of confirmed cases currently at 61, according to a statement from the country's Ministry of Agriculture.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
UK poultry sector rocked by export bans over avian flu outbreak
August 4, 2015 UK poultry sector rocked by export bans over avian flu outbreak An avian influenza outbreak in Lancashire, northwest England, had led to a severe loss of export opportunities for the UK's poultry industry. As a result of the ...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
An Avian Flu Primer
Two years ago, there was essentially just one HPAI (highly pathogenic avian influenza) virus we were really watching - H5N1. True, there were some lesser avian viruses out there - including H9N2, H5N2, and H7N7 - but none of these were view ...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
UAE suspends poultry imports from Russia over avian flu fears
October 14, 2014 UAE suspends poultry imports from Russia over avian flu fears The United Arab Emirates has suspended imports of live poultry and birds from Russia. The UAE's Ministry of Environment and Water issued the order after chickens ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Three new avian flu outbreaks detected in Vietnam
On 2 September, a report was sent to the Department of Animal Health on the avian flu of the H5N6 sub-type which was found in two more provinces of the central region.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Avian flu detected anew in Laos
September 19, 2014 Avian flu detected anew in Laos   Laos recently detected avian flu cases in LuangPrabang in the north central part of the country.The incident was promptly reported tothe World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). About ...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Brazil's chicken exports strengthening amid avian flu in Asia
Demand for chicken meat from Brazil, the largest exporter, has been strengthened because of cases of avian influenza in some Asian countries such as South Korea, China and Hong Kong, according to the president of the Brazilian Poultry Union ...

Follow Us