Pets' Corner at Abbey Park has been shut over new fears about bird flu.The park is home to various chickens, ducks, pheasants and peacocks and they have all been moved into secure aviaries to prevent.. Leicester Mercury
Cases of H5N8 bird flu have been detected in wild ducks in Northern France amid a recent outbreak of the disease in Europe.
France, Europe’s largest poultry producer, is still recovering from a.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Authorities in Germany have decided to kill 92,000 poultry after a series of high risk H5N8 bird flu cases have been confirmed across the country.
The highly contagious strain has been repeatedly.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Americans can expect to spend less on their traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys and hams this year. That's because according to Reuters, supplies of both have rebounded from outbreaks of.. Source: Wochit News -
France has raised the threat from an outbreak of bird flu from “negligeable” to “heightened” in some of its regions.
Across the entire country, the risk has been raised from.. Source: euronews (in English) -
PARIS (Reuters) - France raised to "high" the risk level across the country after the detection of several cases of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu strain in Southwestern France farms and in wild.. Reuters India
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea plans to cull more chickens and ducks as it tries to contain an outbreak of bird flu, with a total of around 8 percent of the nation's poultry population expected to be.. Reuters India
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-*1. Amgen, Allergan apply for European nod for Avastin biosimilar*-
Amgen Inc and Allergan Plc said they have submitted an application to the.. DNA
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany reported a first case of the contagious bird flu strain H5N1 on Friday on a small poultry farm in the northeastern state of Brandenburg, the state's consumer protection.. Reuters India
PARIS (Reuters) - France has detected a case of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu on a duck farm in the southwest, the first on-farm outbreak of the virus in the European Union's biggest poultry breeder,.. Reuters India
PARIS (Reuters) - Tunisia has reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5 bird flu virus among wild birds in the north of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on.. Reuters India
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has started culling another 230,000 chickens after the discovery of a highly contagious form of bird flu on a farm in the north of the country, the local government said. Reuters India
PARIS Egypt reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in two wild birds in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday,.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will cull 3 percent of its total poultry population to curb an outbreak of bird flu that has hit a number of farms across the nation, its agriculture ministry said on.. Reuters India
The government confirmed that the highly virulent H5 strain was detected in birds at a chicken farm in Niigata, where about 40 of them were found dead Monday. Culling of about 310,000 birds began.. IndiaTimes
A highly pathogenic H5N6 strain was found in wild birds and poultry farms in multiple locations in Japan, reports said.
The post Bird flu: Pathogenic H5N6 strain found in Japan; 3,10,000 chickens.. Firstpost
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan started culling more than 300,000 chickens and ducks after a highly contagious form of bird flu was found in two locations in the north of the country, Kyodo news reported on.. Reuters India
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A dead wild swan found in southeastern Romania earlier this month was found to be infected with H5N8 bird flu that has hit several countries in Europe, the country's veterinary.. Reuters India
PARIS (Reuters) - A severe strain of H5N8 bird flu that has hit several countries in Europe leading to the culling of thousands of poultry was detected in wild ducks in Northern France, the farm.. Reuters India
PARIS (Reuters) - A severe strain of H5N8 bird flu that has hit several countries in Europe leading to the culling of thousands of poultry was detected in 20 wild ducks in Northern France over the.. Reuters India