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Experts: NY Dog Is 1st in Nation With Swine Flu
Animals  (tags: new york dog, admitted, tested, swine flu, humans, recovering, shock )

Simone
- 1731 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A dog in suburban New York is the first in the nation confirmed to be carrying the same strain of swine flu that is infecting humans, experts said Tuesday
State Fairs, Farms Take Steps To Protect Pigs From Us ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pigs, swine flu, humans, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1842 days ago - change.org
Most of the concern about swine flu has focused on preventing humans from spreading it to others. But at state fairs across the country, animal health officials have been taking steps to protect pigs from getting the new H1N1 virus from people.
Stop Egypt's Horrific Pig Cull - TAKE ACTION - WSPA
Animals  (tags: pigs, Egypt, Swine Flu, killing )

Linda
- 1946 days ago - e-activist.com
Graphic footage* of the mass cull backs up first hand accounts, showing pigs being hit with iron bars, kicked and burned alive with chemicals. The suffering is indescribable.PLEASE ACT
The Swine Flu And Worldwide Economic Recession: Humanity's Salvation?
Animals  (tags: animals, factory farming, swine flu, AnimalWelfare, environment, humans, protection )

Cher
- 1963 days ago - all-creatures.org
There has been a lot of talk in recent days about how factory farmed animals are the cause of the deadly hybrid virus that is eerily mutating, and some are calling it cosmic retribution, a sort of "chickens coming home to roost" scenario.
Cats and Other Pets Unlikely to Catch Swine Flu
Animals  (tags: animals, swine flu, pets, protection, AnimalWelfare, environment )

Cher
- 1963 days ago - examiner.com
According to veterinarian Dr. Michael Watts, cats and other pets are unlikely to catch swine flu. Even pigs are unlikely to catch it, and so far all the cases in people in the US have come from contact with infected humans, not from pigs.
Humans Are Responsible for Swine Flu
Animals  (tags: farm animals, factory farming, imprisoned animals, diseases, swine flu, humans )

Simone
- 1965 days ago - physorg.com
Swine flu. Bird flu. Mad cow disease. SARS. These diseases have all spread from animals to humans in one form or another. But animals aren't to blame for outbreaks of animal-borne diseases -- humans are.
Swine Flu- Could H1N1 Infect Your Canine?
Animals  (tags: animals, swine flu, canines, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 1965 days ago - examiner.com
Could swine flu jump species from a pig to your dog? As news of "Swine flu", or Porcine Influenza A Virus subtype H1N1, has caused significant public health concern, I speculate if the H1N1 virus can transfer from swine to canine.
A Link Between the Swine Flu and Factory Farms?
Animals  (tags: animals, swine flu, factory farming, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1966 days ago - examiner.com
Animal advocates, humane organizations, and health agencies are revealing a connection between the new swine flu and factory farming.
Swine Flu Outbreak
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, RSPCA, swine flu, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1968 days ago - rspca.org.uk
We have issued the following statement from an animal welfare perspective, together with answers to some frequently asked questions, for anyone concerned about the current outbreak of swine flu.
Swine Fever Hits Tanzania
Animals  (tags: Tanzania, swine flu, pigs, hogs, death, sadness )

John (Aqu
- 2391 days ago - javno.com
Tanzanian authorities reported the outbreak of a deadly viral swine disease on Sunday that has killed nearly 140 pigs in two regions in less than two weeks. "The viral disease has so far caused death to 138 pigs," said Charles Nyamgunda, permanent
   

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