Latest Bird Flu News

Deadly West Nile virus cases are spiking in LA. The first line of defense: Chickens.
Saturday September 30th 2017, 2:00 PM

More than six dozen sentinel chickens, living in coops dotted around Los Angeles, make up one of the first lines of defense in this sprawling county’s fight against West Nile virus.

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Pandemics, politics and the Spanish flu.
Friday September 15th 2017, 2:00 PM

One of the worst plagues in human history is largely forgotten now. For our own sakes, it’s time to remember what happened.

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Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage.
Wednesday September 13th 2017, 2:00 PM

A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.

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Researchers find hint of a link between flu vaccine and miscarriage.
Wednesday September 13th 2017, 2:00 PM

Experts caution that the small study does not change recommendations for pregnant women to get the flu vaccine.

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300 tons of diseased pig carcasses – the latest example of China’s pollution crisis.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 2:00 PM

Villagers near illegal burial site in Zhejiang had complained for years of a terrible stench around their homes.

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