News & Perspective

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.

Dec 10, 2015

Dec 10, 2015
Camels in crowded market

MERS-CoV found in Nigerian camels but not in Mideast bats

RNA analyzed from camels in Nigeria is of a different lineage from Mideast strains.

Nov 24, 2015

Nov 24, 2015
VietnameseChickens

Avian influenza outbreaks reported in Africa, Asia

African detections signal ongoing H5N1 activity in the region, while Vietnam and Hong Kong both reported H5N6 detections.

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015
Fog and flood

WHO says health impacts of climate change overlooked

Earlier this week, a leading expert voiced similar concerns, noting that the WHO hadn't made its voice heard.

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.

Feb 12, 2015

Feb 12, 2015
Guinea Red Cross worker

Red Cross highlights attacks on Guinea Ebola workers

Attacks include an incident 4 days ago involving burial workers in Forecariah.

Jan 29, 2015

Jan 29, 2015

Avian flu rampages in Taiwan, hits China, India

Hundreds of thousands of poultry affected in more than 100 outbreaks involving various subtypes.

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 26, 2015

Jan 26, 2015
Farm turkeys

H5N8 virus surfaces on California turkey farm

H5N8 has now been found in US commercial poultry after infecting wild birds and backyard flocks.

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