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Millions of Iowa Chickens Infected in Bird Flu Outbreak Hitting 12 States
Health & Wellness  (tags: chickens, Iowa, bird flu, risks, safety, prevention, humans, health, protection, news )

Carrie
- 1525 days ago - rawstory.com
Iowa, the top U.S. egg-producing state, found a lethal strain of bird flu in a flock of millions of hens at an egg-laying facility on Monday, the worst case so far in a national outbreak that has now prompted Wisconsin to declare a state of emergency.
A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, bird flu, plague, killer measles, health, illness, disease, research, protection, safety, prevention, society, risks, warning, humans, news )

Carrie
- 2105 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Centers for Disease Control director Thomas Frieden outlined the looming crises in a talk this week, focusing on awareness and prevention while still name dropping a lot of scary stuff: the plague, bird flu, and killer measles.
Is Our Demand for Cheap Food Putting Our Health at Risk?
Health & Wellness  (tags: swine flu, bird flu, salmonella, e-coli and mad cow disease )

Lone
- 3310 days ago - heraldscotland.com
There's a big bin full of dead lambs, a piglet slipping across a filth-strewn floor in search of its mother and a calf lying dead in a shed with blood seeping from its nose and mouth. The latest compilation of factory farming horrors assembled by the c
Bird Flu Makes a Return, Dead Birds Test Positive in Murshidabad
Health & Wellness  (tags: Bird flu, health, test, death, India, H5N1 virus )

Sophie
- 3446 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Eight months after India reported its last case of bird flu in poultry and two months after India declared itself free of the deadly H5N1 virus, avian influenza has returned to haunt the country.
WHO Declares First 21st Century Flu Pandemic - By Stephanie Nebehay
Health & Wellness  (tags: H1N1 strain, H1N1 flu, h1n1, 1918, H5HN1, swine, swine flu, bird, bird flu, human 1918, flu, pandemic, tamiflu, isolation, level 6 alert, research, prevention, protection, risks, death, diseases, nutrition, treatment, warning, medicine, investigation, Bod )

Gregory
- 3664 days ago - reuters.com
The United Nations agency raised its pandemic flu alert to phase 6 on a six-point scale, indicating the first influenza pandemic since 1968 is under way. WHO urging countries to shore up defenses against the virus which is "not stoppable"
WHO Faces Up to Climate Change in Sixtieth Anniversary Year
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Health Organisation, WHO, climate change, Second World War, AIDS, SARS, bird flu, public health, global warming, pollen seasons, malaria, cholera, malnutrition, heatstroke, allergies, heat waves, urban poor )

LL
- 4094 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Turning sixty is usually a time to start winding down and think of retirement, but the World Health Organisation is using this milestone as a spur to its greatest challenge yet--climate change. The WHO was born in the shadow of the Second World War on Apr
Asia Will Bear Brunt of Climate Change-Linked Deaths: WHO
Health & Wellness  (tags: Asia, Pacific, diseases, climate change, WHO, World Health, organisation, bird flu, malaria, diarrhoea, malnutrition, health crises, global warming )

LL
- 4095 days ago - news.yahoo.com
More than half the annual estimated 150,000 deaths linked to climate change will come from the Asia-Pacific region, officials at the World Health Organisation said Monday. Most of the fatalities will be the result of a greater incidence of diseases such
Extinction Threat to Country Chicken
Health & Wellness  (tags: epidemic, bird flu, extinction, chicken, chickens, culling, disease, disease spread, india, asia )

Shandril
- 4116 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The indiscriminate culling of country chickens in the wake of the bird flu outbreak in the state might soon lead to their disappearance or even extinction, warn scientists and experts.
Fresh Bird Flu Cases Reported in India
Health & Wellness  (tags: india, bird flu, illness, health, warning, news, prevention )

John (Aqu
- 4123 days ago - physorg.com
Two villages in an eastern Indian state that appeared to have brought a widespread outbreak of bird flu under control last month have reported fresh cases of the disease, officials said Sunday.
Egyptian Boy Confirmed With Bird Flu, 47th Case
Health & Wellness  (tags: bird flu, virus, humans, illness, health, warning, risks )

John (Aqu
- 4125 days ago - africa.reuters.com
CAIRO, March 8 (Reuters) - An 8-year-old boy in Fayoum province has contracted the bird flu virus after coming into contact with infected birds -- the 47th case among humans in Egypt since 2006, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.
Bird Flu Virus Has Mutated Into Form That's Deadly to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: bird flu, mutated, humans, chickens )

Sc
- 4126 days ago - naturalnews.com:80
The avian flu has undergone a critical mutation making it easier for the virus to infect humans, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and published in the journal PLoS Pathogens.
WHO Rules Out Human Transmission in Bird Flu Deaths
Health & Wellness  (tags: bird flu, death, human, transmission )

Elisabett
- 4134 days ago - reuters.com
BEIJING (Reuters) - All three Chinese who died of the H5N1 strain of bird flu this year had contact with sick poultry, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, adding there was no evidence of transmission between humans. A 44-year-old woman in
China, Vietnam on Bird Flu Alert After Deaths
Health & Wellness  (tags: outbreak, health, bird flu, epidemic, poultry, containment, China, Southeast Asia, Asia, Vietnam )

Shandril
- 4136 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Bird flu has killed a woman teacher in northern Vietnam, the fourth death from the H5N1 virus this year, state-run Voice of Vietnam radio reported on Tuesday.
SKorea Confirms First Bird Flu Outbreak - Seoul, South Korea - "Low Pathogenic" H7 Strain That Has Not Been Known to Spread to H
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, government, South Korea, H7, bird flu, humans, risks, safety, prevention )

Thunderr
- 4229 days ago - my.earthlink.net
S.K. first bird flu outbreak in 8 months,forced the slaughter of thousands of ducks in the country's south Saturday,although the deadly H5N1 virus was not involved, the government said.Quarantine workers slaughtered about 17,000 ducks,at the farm in Gwang
Bird Flu Virus Mutating Into Human-Unfriendly Form: By Maggie Fox
Health & Wellness  (tags: bird flu, toxic, mutation, risks, disease, humans, AlternativeMed, CDC, protection )

Gregory
- 4280 days ago - reuters.com
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The H5N1 bird flu virus has mutated to infect people more easily, although it still has not transformed into a pandemic strain, researchers said on Thursday.
 

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