Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could your cat give you 'bird flu?'

(HealthDay)—U.S. scientists are reporting a case of a veterinarian who apparently caught "bird flu" from an infected cat at a New York City animal shelter.

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Minnesota lifts final remaining bird flu quarantines

Minnesota has lifted the last remaining quarantines on poultry farms that were infected with a deadly form of bird flu, officials announced Tuesday, marking a milestone in the state's recovery from an outbreak that cost its ...

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Veterinarians offer tips for preventing bird flu in backyard chickens

With a potential increase in avian influenza this fall when wild waterfowl migrate south from their northern breeding grounds, the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine reminds chicken owners to be extra vigilant to help ...

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Bird flu spreads in US, but risk to people 'low'

Bird flu is spreading among wild birds, chickens and turkeys across much of the United States but health authorities said Wednesday there is a low risk of people getting sick.

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Bird flu found on at least 15 turkey farms in Midwest

A bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry has been confirmed in a second commercial turkey flock in eastern South Dakota and preliminary tests have confirmed the presence of some form of bird flu at a North Dakota farm, ...

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Avian flu variant stalks Egypt

(Medical Xpress)—Since its first identification in Asia, highly pathogenic avian influenza – H5N1 – has caused significant alarm in the scientific community. While the virus' primary target is birds – tens of millions ...

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