Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Avian flu spreading in southwest British Columbia

The avian influenza outbreak in southwest British Columbia has spread to seven farms, and 155,000 birds have died of the virus or will be euthanized, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New bird flu case in Netherlands

Dutch authorities reported a new outbreak of bird flu Sunday at a poultry farm, but could not say if it was the worrying new strain detected elsewhere in the country.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO braces for bird flu spread in European poultry

The World Health Organization cautioned Tuesday that a new kind of bird flu hitting European poultry farms would spread among birds, after Britain confirmed its outbreak was of the same strain as in the Netherlands and Germany.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Taiwan reports H6N1 bird flu case

Taiwan on Friday reported what it said was the world's first ever human case of the H6N1 strain of bird flu, commonly found in poultry.

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