Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

H5 bird flu found on Canada turkey farm

Two turkey farms in Canada have been placed under quarantine after H5 bird flu was detected in one of them, Canadian health authorities said.

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Amid bird flu outbreak, turkey farmers increase security

Poultry producers in the nation's top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already ...

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'Low risk' bird flu outbreak at Dutch farm: official

Dutch authorities have identified an outbreak of avian flu in chickens at a farm in the centre of the country that is likely a "low risk" strain, officials said Thursday.

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Two Nigerian cities hit by bird flu

Thousands of chickens have been culled in southern Nigeria after the discovery of bird flu in some poultry farms, the local health authorities said on Tuesday.

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S. Korea orders lockdown to fight animal disease

South Korea on Thursday announced a 36-hour lockdown over the weekend on poultry and livestock farms across the country to curb the spread of two highly contagious animal diseases—foot and mouth and bird flu.

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