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#Bird Flu

# bird-flu - Monday 30 November, 2020

Enhanced measures put in place to keep bird flu out of flocks
# Avian Influenza
# Avian Influenza

Enhanced measures put in place to keep bird flu out of flocks

Nov 30th 2020, 10:22 PM 10,693 Views 10 Comments

Risk to humans from the virus is considered very low.

# bird-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 42,142 Views 51 Comments

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

# bird-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 21,304 Views 42 Comments

The risk to humans is considered to be very low.

# bird-flu - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Sixth case of bird flu in Ireland found in whooper swan
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Sixth case of bird flu in Ireland found in whooper swan

Feb 4th 2017, 2:56 PM 10,136 Views 9 Comments

The risk to humans is considered to be very low but the public is advised not to handle sick or dead birds.

# bird-flu - Friday 13 January, 2017

Second case of bird flu found in Ireland
# Wigeon
# Wigeon

Second case of bird flu found in Ireland

Jan 13th 2017, 6:29 PM 11,631 Views 8 Comments

The risk to humans is deemed to be “very low”.

# bird-flu - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

All birds at Dublin Zoo have been moved indoors over flu threat
# In You Get
# In You Get

All birds at Dublin Zoo have been moved indoors over flu threat

Jan 11th 2017, 3:01 PM 8,690 Views 11 Comments

The measure was taken to prevent birds from contracting bird flu from wild birds.

# bird-flu - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock
# Wigeon
# Wigeon

Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock

Dec 31st 2016, 12:06 PM 12,904 Views 13 Comments

Fears about the infectious virus have been spreading across Europe this year.

# bird-flu - Friday 30 December, 2016

Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Bird flu found in wild duck in Wexford

Dec 30th 2016, 5:55 PM 10,951 Views 17 Comments

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

# bird-flu - Friday 23 December, 2016

Poultry owners warned to keep their birds indoors
# Bird Flu Outbreak
# Bird Flu Outbreak

Poultry owners warned to keep their birds indoors

Dec 23rd 2016, 2:34 PM 8,996 Views 8 Comments

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

# bird-flu - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Farmers urged to check flocks after outbreak of bird flu in England
# H5N8
# H5N8

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

Dec 17th 2016, 2:17 PM 5,540 Views 4 Comments

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

# bird-flu - Monday 28 November, 2016

390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

390,000 ducks and hens in northern Europe culled over bird flu fears

Nov 28th 2016, 2:45 PM 3,861 Views 10 Comments

The birds were culled in the space of three days in Sweden and the Netherlands following a resurgence in the virus across Europe.

# bird-flu - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Hong Kong to cull 15,000 chickens after avian flu virus found
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Hong Kong to cull 15,000 chickens after avian flu virus found

Dec 30th 2014, 7:32 PM 5,442 Views 10 Comments

The birds had been imported from mainland China and one woman has been hospitalised.

# bird-flu - Monday 17 November, 2014

Bird flu has hit Germany, the Netherlands and now the UK...are we next?
# For Ducks Sake
# For Ducks Sake

Bird flu has hit Germany, the Netherlands and now the UK...are we next?

Nov 17th 2014, 5:14 PM 10,041 Views 19 Comments

The Agriculture Minister said poultry owners need to be vigilant.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# Beheading
# Beheading

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nov 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 11,586 Views 9 Comments

Catch up as you wake up.

Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain
# What The Duck
# What The Duck

Remember bird flu? It's back and it's in Britain

Nov 17th 2014, 8:09 AM 9,555 Views 13 Comments

However, the risk to the public is said to be “very low”.

# bird-flu - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan
# H5 Strain
# H5 Strain

Bird flu outbreak prompts chicken cull in Japan

Apr 16th 2014, 8:54 AM 3,587 Views 6 Comments

No cases of humans contracting the disease who have eaten poultry or eggs have been recorded.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Apr 16th 2014, 8:14 AM 7,912 Views 2 Comments

It’s the middle of the week now and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

# bird-flu - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong
# H7N9
# H7N9

Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong

Feb 12th 2014, 3:45 PM 6,652 Views 11 Comments

A 65-year-old man was hospitalised after developing a fever and a cough.

# bird-flu - Saturday 1 February, 2014

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

RTE, health insurance, and the Queen: The week in numbers

Feb 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 10,682 Views 12 Comments

Plus: What percentage of people aged 50 and older in Ireland are obese?

# bird-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.

# bird-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.

# bird-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.

# bird-flu - Thursday 14 November, 2013

How did a woman get the world's first human case of H6N1 bird flu?
# Health
# Health

How did a woman get the world's first human case of H6N1 bird flu?

Nov 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 14,913 Views 28 Comments

A 20-year-old woman was found with the virus after presenting to hospital with flu-like symptoms.

# bird-flu - Monday 19 August, 2013

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia

Aug 19th 2013, 8:47 AM 5,209 Views 7 Comments

The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.

# bird-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 9,750 Views 67 Comments

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

# bird-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.’

# bird-flu - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

China detains 12 for 'false' bird flu rumours
# China
# China

China detains 12 for 'false' bird flu rumours

Apr 10th 2013, 9:37 AM 3,601 Views 5 Comments

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

# bird-flu - Monday 7 January, 2013

Two die from swine flu in China
# Health
# Health

Two die from swine flu in China

Jan 7th 2013, 7:59 AM 3,796 Views 15 Comments

A man also passed away from the H1N1 influenza strain in Jordan over the weekend.

# bird-flu - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Apr 4th 2012, 4:46 PM 3,769 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

Apr 4th 2012, 1:40 PM 915 Views 2 Comments

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

# bird-flu - Monday 2 April, 2012

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"

Apr 2nd 2012, 4:44 PM 1,506 Views 8 Comments

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.

# bird-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 1,975 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.

# bird-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 4,617 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 3,703 Views 19 Comments

The birds on the affected premises are being slaughtered today.

# bird-flu - Friday 17 February, 2012

WHO delays decision on releasing new bird flu research
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

WHO delays decision on releasing new bird flu research

Feb 17th 2012, 6:32 PM 1,933 Views 6 Comments

Researchers in the US and the Netherlands have developed new H5N1 strains which are more transmissible than the natural version.

# bird-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.

# bird-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 231 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.

# bird-flu - Thursday 18 November, 2010

Hong Kong reports first Bird Flu in eight years
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Hong Kong reports first Bird Flu in eight years

Nov 18th 2010, 7:41 PM 296 Views 0 Comments

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