Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nepal steps up poultry cull to combat bird flu

Nepal's government on Thursday ordered health workers to cull half a million chickens to combat a major bird flu outbreak on the outskirts of the capital Kathmandu.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nepal bans chicken sales after bird flu outbreak

Nepal on Thursday banned the sale of chicken after health workers found cases of bird flu at several poultry farms on the outskirts of the capital Kathmandu, officials said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nepal culls chickens amid bird flu outbreak

Health workers in Nepal on Monday culled hundreds of chickens and destroyed eggs following an outbreak of bird flu in the capital Kathmandu, a government official said.

Health

Research sheds light on lack of healthcare for migrant workers

(Medical Xpress)—The classic scene of an old-time Vermonter sitting on a stool milking a cow on his family farm remains a powerful image strongly connected to the heritage of the state. If accuracy is the goal, however, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nepal in mass poultry cull after bird flu found

Health workers in Nepal are to cull thousands of chickens following the discovery of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the southeastern part of the Himalayan country, officials said Sunday.

Health

Field of germs: Food safety is in farm worker's hands

The recent salmonella outbreak linked to 575 illnesses and eight deaths across 43 states was shown to come from a dirty peanut processing plant in Georgia. And while it is essential for food processing plants to be clean ...

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