South Korea Egg Shortage Due To Bird Flu; Kiwi Made Eggs To The Rescue
South Korea egg shortage will be addressed and alleviated by New Zealand.
First In History: Cats Detected To Be Bird Flu Carrier
Veterinarian resident in New York City catches rare form of Bird Flu from a sick cat.
Bird Flu Outbreak In China: Third Case Of Human Infection In A Week
Chinese authorities have reported the second and third cases of human infections on H7N9 in a week. The government has ordered preventive measures in fear of an outbreak.
Around 190,000 Ducks Cull In Netherlands Due To Bird Flu Outbreak
As reported, 190, 000 ducks were destroyed on Saturday at six farms in the Netherlands following an avian flu outbreak, the country’s first cull in response to an epidemic sweeping northern Europe. Outbreaks of the highly contagious H5N8 strain have been also reported in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Finland.
South Korea Raises Bird Flu Alert Due To Additional Cases
The bird flu virus is spreading to new areas in the central parts of South Korea since this year’s first bird flu case was reported late last month. Virus outbreak confirmed in Gyeonggi-do Province, Eumseong County in Chuncheongbuk-do Province and Haenam in Jeollanam-do Province this year.
Bird Flu contagious among ferrets, maybe humans too
A new study has found that bird flu can be spread between mammals and there is a possibility that it can also be transmitted human to human.
Bird Flu Death Toll Hits 35 In China, Is Pandemic Possible?
The new strain of bird flu has taken three more lives, bringing the death toll to 35. The virus is said to be spread through chickens.
Bird Flu Symptoms Cause 22 Deaths, More Easily Caught Than SARS
Health officials discuss the new bird flu virus known as the H7N9 influenza strain, which is more easily caught than SARS.
Avian Flu Found To Cause Suffocation, Organ Failure
Symptoms of the new strain of avian flu in China are found to attack the lungs, causing suffocation and eventually organ failure.
Bird Flu Vaccine In The Works, US Health Officials Studying Virus
The U.S. is studying the bird flu virus, which killed six people in China, in preparation for a possible vaccine.
Bird Flu Proves Deadly In China: Will It Affect U.S.?
A previously unknown strain of bird flu has killed two in China, leading many to ask what's next.