h5n1 bird flu virus

Why bird flu didn’t become a pandemic


September 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that why irrespective of the 2005 outbreak of the H5N1 'bird flu' virus in South East Asia, it didn't' turn into a pandemic. ... Read more...

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UN: Bird flu still poses global threat


April 16th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – According to a United Nations (UN) health expert, the bird flu virus still persists in five countries, and poses a continuing threat to global animal and human ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Human, bird flu virus interaction can create more virulent strains


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Genetic interactions between avian flu virus and human seasonal flu viruses can potentially create hybrid strains, combining the virulence of bird flu with the pandemic ability of swine ... Read more...

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High alert against Bird flu sounded in Orissa


December 29th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Bhitarkanika (Bhubaneshwar), Dec 29 (ANI): As hundreds of migratory birds have started flocking the Bhitarkanika National Park in Bhubaneshwar, authorities have sounded high alert following the outbreak of bird flu in ... Read more...

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Bihar put on high alert after outbreak of bird flu in West Bengal


December 18th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 19 (ANI): A high alert has been sounded in Bihar in the wake of outbreak of bird flu in West Bengal. The State''s Animal Husbandry department is maintaining a strict ... Read more...

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West Bengal starts 3-day culling in bird flu hit Malda (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Culling of poultry started Tuesday in bird flu-hit areas of West Bengal's Malda district and is likely to be over by Thursday, according to officials. This is the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

West Bengal’s Malda hit by bird flu, culling begins (Lead)


December 16th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) West Bengal Tuesday began culling poultry in Malda district where bird flu has reappeared - the second time this year - and asked people not to panic. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hit by avian flu again, West Bengal’s Malda begins culling


December 16th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Malda district of West Bengal has been hit by bird flu again - the second time this year. Culling of poultry has begun in the area, an official ... Read more...

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Researchers claim to have found magic bullet against bird flu


October 20th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A single vaccine can protect humans, chickens and even cats against deadly flu pandemics, including the dreaded bird flu that has caused havoc in large parts of Asia, ... Read more...

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Bird flu virus-based vaccine can protect both humans and pets


October 20th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): US researchers have found that a single vaccine could be used to protect chickens, cats and humans against deadly flu pandemics.Based on a bird flu virus, the ... Read more...

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China confirms bird flu outbreak


June 17th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 17 (Xinhua) China Tuesday confirmed an outbreak of bird flu in the southern province of Guangdong but said it was under control. Laboratory tests of dead ducks at Yashan village ... Read more...

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Bangladesh announces first human bird flu victim


May 23rd, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dhaka, May 23 (DPA) Bangladeshi health authorities have announced the detection of the first case of human infection by the H5N1 bird flu virus, officials said Friday. A spokesman for the health ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Study suggests human-to-human spread of bird flu likely


April 13th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A new study by Chinese scientists suggests that human-to-human transmission of the H5N1 bird flu virus is highly possible. The study is based on the analysis of two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China confirms bird flu outbreak in Tibet


April 8th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.8 (ANI): China's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has confirmed an outbreak of bird flu at a farm in a Tibet Autonomous Region village. The testing of 268 dead chickens at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bird flu fear grips Manipur


February 5th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Imphal, Feb 5 (ANI): Even as the authorities in bird-flu hit West Bengal are trying to contain the spread of the virus, panic has gripped neighbouring states, including Manipur. The veterinary and ... Read more...

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13 out of 19 West Bengal districts affected with bird flu


January 27th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Jan 27 (ANI): West Midnapore and South 24 Parganas district were the latest to join the list of districts in West Bengal infected with the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus.The total ... Read more...

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