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Dec 16, 2015

Dec 16, 2015
Flock of geese

Number of avian flu outbreaks in France doubles, to 30

In addition to new HPAI poultry infections in 3 French states, more outbreaks seen in Vietnam and Nigeria.

Aug 18, 2015

Aug 18, 2015
Two hens

Report finds $1.2 billion in Iowa avian flu damage

Iowa took an economic hit of about $1.2 billion from this year's avian flu outbreaks.

May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015
Turkey

Avian influenza strikes again in South Dakota, Iowa

H5N2 has turned up on 2 more South Dakota turkey farms, and Iowa has a new suspected outbreak.

Jan 27, 2015

Jan 27, 2015
Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria, Israel, West Bank fight avian flu in poultry

Also, US officials report more details on the H5N8 outbreak on a California turkey farm.

Jan 20, 2015

Jan 20, 2015
Turkey flock in farm building

Tests reveal H5N1 in Israeli turkeys, four countries report other strains

No let-up has occurred over the past few days in detections of several highly pathogenic H5 avian flu strains in poultry and wild birds.

Dec 14, 2007

Dec 14, 2007

Players in H5N1's debut ponder a decade's lessons

(CIDRAP News) – Dr. Keiji Fukuda still remembers the intense emotions that tumbled through his mind as he waited to board his hastily scheduled flight out of Atlanta. His destination was Asia. In Hong Kong, a newly identified avian influenza virus, recently dubbed H5N1, was making people desperately ill.

Jun 05, 2006

Jun 05, 2006

Global avian flu pledge money slow to arrive

(CIDRAP News) – Key global organizations that are fighting the battle against avian influenza may have to cut some programs, because only $286 million of the $1.9 billion pledged by 34 countries in January has been delivered, news services have reported.

May 05, 2006

May 05, 2006

Ivory Coast confirms avian flu in birds

(CIDRAP News) – The Ivory Coast government this week confirmed the presence of H5N1 avian influenza in birds, making it at least the sixth African country confronting the virus, according to news services.

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