Latest Bird Flu News

Bird flu outbreak in Shaanxi province kills 20,000 chickens.
Wednesday May 31st 2017, 2:00 PM

More than 20,000 chickens died from an outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in northwest China’s Shaanxi province, official media said on Wednesday citing a local government statement.

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The virus hunters.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 2:00 PM

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, teams of researchers are busy looking for the next deadly virus. The odds are not in their favor.

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World Health Organization gets first leader from Africa.
Wednesday May 24th 2017, 2:00 PM

Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to head agency amid calls for reform.

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With bird flu surging, US needs to do more to prevent possible pandemic, GAO says.
Thursday May 11th 2017, 2:00 PM

U.S. efforts to protect chickens and turkeys from bird flu rely on voluntary and often inadequate measures by poultry producers.

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Red alert: Kofi Annan on the photos that capture our choking planet.
Friday May 05th 2017, 2:00 PM

From a masked Tokyo commuter in a crush to the plastic particles killing our oceans, the former UN secretary-general hails the photographers shortlisted for tonight’s space-themed Prix Pictet prize.

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Worse than Ebola: US not preparing for the next bio-threat.
Tuesday May 02nd 2017, 2:00 PM

The U.S. government is slacking off on preparing for the next big pandemic or biological terrorism attack and is not only endangering its citizens but also missing out on a great opportunity to score political points, experts said Monday.

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