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#Avian Flu

# avian-flu - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Belgium announces measures for avian flu outbreak
# Brussels Birds
# Brussels Birds

Belgium announces measures for avian flu outbreak

Nov 14th 2020, 3:21 PM 86,619 Views 29 Comments

The risk to humans from the subtype of the flu is considered very low.

# avian-flu - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Egg shortage in some supermarkets amid bird flu outbreak and increased demand
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Egg shortage in some supermarkets amid bird flu outbreak and increased demand

Apr 28th 2020, 1:58 PM 42,165 Views 52 Comments

Half a million hens have been culled as a result of the outbreak.

# avian-flu - Friday 9 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 9th 2018, 5:11 PM 21,309 Views 42 Comments

The risk to humans is considered to be very low.

# avian-flu - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Hong Kong kills 20,000 chickens over bird flu fears
# Off The Menu
# Off The Menu

Hong Kong kills 20,000 chickens over bird flu fears

Jan 28th 2014, 12:10 PM 5,651 Views 4 Comments

Up to 20,000 chickens were killed after the deadly virus was found in poultry imported from mainland China.

# avian-flu - Saturday 11 January, 2014

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

High Court, Mars, and Niall Horan: The week in numbers

Jan 11th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,370 Views 2 Comments

Plus: Where did Michael Noonan rank out of Europe’s Finance Ministers in a Financial Times list?

# avian-flu - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Canada confirms first death from bird flu in North America
# H5N1
# H5N1

Canada confirms first death from bird flu in North America

Jan 8th 2014, 10:07 PM 10,574 Views 20 Comments

Health officials have stressed that the risk to the population is extremely low.

# avian-flu - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu

Jan 7th 2014, 3:03 PM 10,580 Views 30 Comments

The WHO say that so far there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.

# avian-flu - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time
# H7N9
# H7N9

Deadly strain of bird flu may have passed between people for first time

Aug 7th 2013, 8:05 AM 9,751 Views 67 Comments

Scientists have long feared the virus would mutate into a form that transmits easily from person to person.

# avian-flu - Monday 20 May, 2013

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

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

May 20th 2013, 4:52 PM 4,530 Views 16 Comments

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

# avian-flu - Sunday 31 March, 2013

New avian flu strain kills two in China, one critical
# Avian Flu
# Avian Flu

New avian flu strain kills two in China, one critical

Mar 31st 2013, 9:58 AM 4,430 Views 9 Comments

The victims contracted H7N9 avian influenza, a sub-type that has not previously been transmitted to humans.

# avian-flu - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork
# Avian Flu
# Avian Flu

Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork

Mar 31st 2012, 11:10 AM 1,976 Views 2 Comments

The Department of Agriculture said today that there was no update as yet as to the cause of the outbreak in Cork.

# avian-flu - Friday 30 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

Mar 30th 2012, 4:48 PM 4,618 Views 25 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Avian flu virus found in pheasants in Cork
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Avian flu virus found in pheasants in Cork

Mar 30th 2012, 2:54 PM 3,706 Views 19 Comments

The birds on the affected premises are being slaughtered today.

# avian-flu - Thursday 22 December, 2011

US asks science journals to censor studies on man-made bird flu
# Bioterrorism
# Bioterrorism

US asks science journals to censor studies on man-made bird flu

Dec 22nd 2011, 7:15 AM 1,734 Views 14 Comments

The US government fears that details on a lab-made version of bird flu could be used by terrorists for biological warfare.

# avian-flu - Monday 29 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 29th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,132 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence
# Health
# Health

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence

Aug 29th 2011, 5:03 PM 232 Views 8 Comments

A mutant strain of the virus has been confirmed in China and Vietnam, and is believed to have been spread by wild bird migration.