News & Perspective

Apr 01, 2015

Apr 01, 2015

More avian flu in US birds; Asian H9N2 found in Alaska

H5N2 and H5N8 continue in US birds, but testing in Minnesota found no further infected poultry.

Mar 30, 2015

Mar 30, 2015

H5N2 strikes 3rd Minnesota turkey farm; H5N1 hits Romania

A 39,000-bird turkey farm was hit by H5N2, and H5N1 killed pelicans in Romania.

Mar 26, 2015

Mar 26, 2015

News Scan for Mar 26, 2015

H5N2 in Wyoming
A probiotic for meningitis
Global health funding
HIV emergency in Indiana

Mar 25, 2015

Mar 25, 2015
Poultry farm, aerial view

Low-path avian flu surfaces on Kansas poultry farm

An unspecified low-path virus hits a Kansas farm, while high-path avian flu is confirmed in Taiwan and Palestine.

Mar 23, 2015

Mar 23, 2015
Canada goose

H5N8 found in more wild birds in US, Sweden

High-path H5N8 turns up in Oregon and in Sweden, and US officials provide new details on the recent H5N2 outbreak in Kansas.

Mar 18, 2015

Mar 18, 2015
Pintail duck

Role of wild birds in US H5N2 outbreaks questioned

Some wildlife disease experts warn against jumping to easy conclusions.

Mar 18, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 18, 2015

H7N3 in California turkeys
Estimating flu vaccine effectiveness
Health worker flu immunization

Mar 13, 2015

Mar 13, 2015
Chickens and ducks

Taiwan battles more H5N2, H5N8 outbreaks

Also, US officials say H5N2 viruses in Missouri, Arkansas, and Minnesota match one from a wild bird in Washington state.

Mar 10, 2015

Mar 10, 2015
Turkey flock

Missouri's second H5N2 outbreak in turkeys confirmed

Also, the USDA says the Minnesota H5N2 strain matches a Washington isolate.

Feb 02, 2015

Feb 02, 2015
Sampling duck for avian flu

Avian flu findings reported in 6 far-flung nations

Avian flu caused by various strains was confirmed in the US, UK, Israel, Japan, Bulgaria, and South Korea.


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