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#Avian Influenza

# avian-influenza - Friday 9 February, 2018

First case of 'highly pathogenic' bird flu found in eagle in Tipperary

The risk to humans is considered to be very low.

# avian-influenza - Friday 30 December, 2016

Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford

The H5N8 virus is highly pathogenic, and has been found across the UK and Europe in recent times.

# avian-influenza - Friday 23 December, 2016

Poultry owners warned to keep their birds indoors

It’s a precautionary measure after outbreaks of bird flu in the UK.

# avian-influenza - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Farmers urged to check flocks after outbreak of bird flu in England

An outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 (bird flu) has been confirmed in Lincolnshire.

# avian-influenza - Monday 20 May, 2013

Uh-oh: UN says it's impossible to predict spread of new bird flu

‘Influenza viruses constantly reinvent themselves’, says the head of the WHO. ‘No one can predict the future course.’

# avian-influenza - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

China detains 12 for 'false' bird flu rumours

Police in China’s southwest city of Guiyang detained three people for claiming H7N9 had been found in a poultry market, according to police.

# avian-influenza - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu

A temporary exclusion zone is lifted after further tests on a flock of game birds in Clonakilty show bird flu had not spread.

# avian-influenza - Monday 2 April, 2012

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"

The Department of Agriculture said today that bird flu found in pheasants in Clonakilty is not the deadly H5N1 strain. However all biosecurity measures will remain in place in Barryroe, where results are expected on ill pheasants there.

# avian-influenza - Thursday 18 November, 2010

Hong Kong reports first Bird Flu in eight years

Forget SARS, forget swine flu, forget foot-and-mouth disease… the original virus of doom is back.

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