Wednesday, June 19, 2024
More cases of bird flu in Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Bird flu has spread to more places in Alappuzha, Kerala, India.
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Malaysia reviews dairy imports as bird flu hits cows in US
Malaysia's Veterinary Services Department (DVS) is reviewing the import of dairy products following reports that avian influenza was detected among dairy cattle herds in the United States, said Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu, the country's Ministe ...
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
FDA urges US states to keep public from risks of raw milk in light of bird flu infecting cows
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking US states to take more steps to protect the public from the risks of raw milk as the H5N1 bird flu virus spreads through dairy cattle in the United States.
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
US agencies plan research into bird flu spread among dairy cattle
US federal and state agencies are initiating research into the potential respiratory spread of bird flu among dairy cattle, aiming to understand the virus's transmission pathways and mitigate its impact on both animals and humans, according ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Australian supermarket chain enforces egg purchase limits amid bird flu outbreak
Coles, a major Australian supermarket chain, has initiated restrictions on egg purchases following the discovery of bird flu at a fifth poultry farm in Victoria, Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Philippines suspends poultry imports from Australia over bird flu concerns
The Philippines has banned imports of birds and poultry products from Australia following recent cases of bird flu in the latter.
Friday, June 7, 2024
Netherlands affirms effectiveness of bird flu vaccines as country plans to vaccinate poultry flock
Bird flu vaccines for laying hens are effective in practice, the government of the Netherlands said last week, while confirming plans to vaccinate poultry birds against the virus.
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Third poultry farm in Australia hit by bird flu
Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected at a third poultry farm near Melbourne, Australia, according to the Victoria state government, Reuters reported.
Monday, June 3, 2024
US, Europe consider vaccinating workers exposed to H5N1 bird flu
Efforts to secure H5N1 bird flu vaccines are underway in the US and Europe, targeting protection for at-risk poultry and dairy workers, veterinarians, and lab technicians, Reuters reported.
Friday, May 31, 2024
USDA extends support to US dairy farms not yet affected by bird flu
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced last week more support for dairy farms, which now includes those that haven't been affected by H5N1 avian flu outbreaks in cattle.
Friday, May 31, 2024
Bird flu strikes poultry farm in Kottayam district, Kerala, India
Health authorities in Kottayam district of Kerala, India, have confirmed an outbreak of bird flu (H5N1) at a Manarcadu poultry farm operated by the animal welfare department.
Friday, May 31, 2024
Bird flu discovered in beef in US for first time, USDA says
Bird flu has been detected in beef in the United States for the first time, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced last week.
Thursday, May 30, 2024
University of Pennsylvania, US develops experimental mRNA vaccine for bird flu
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) are developing an experimental mRNA vaccine to combat the H5N1 subtype of avian flu, which has affected both poultry and cattle and has already infected three humans in the US, Fast Comp ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Thailand increases bird flu surveillance
Thailand's Department of Disease Control (DDC) is enhancing its surveillance efforts for avian influenza after US health authorities reported a second case of bird flu in humans, Bangkok Post reported.
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
More than 500,000 birds dead as bird flu spreads to second poultry farm in Victoria, Australia
Avian influenza has spread to a second poultry farm in Victoria, Australia, authorities have confirmed, which has led to more than 500,000 birds being euthanased last week.

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