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U.S. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Response to Bird Flu

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM

A state of emergency was declared Friday by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad with nearly 17 million chickens and turkeys dead, dying or scheduled to be euthanized due to a widening bird flu outbreak. Full Story

Bird flu cuts into egg, poultry exports in Iowa, Midwest

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Some international trade partners are declining to buy egg and poultry products from states affected by a deadly strain of bird flu while others are excluding imports only from counties where the virus has surfaced. Full Story

Mexico Destroys 1 Million Chickens For Bird Flu

posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:18 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- ?An outbreak of the H7N3 bird flu virus in western Mexico has infected about 2.5 million chickens and led authorities to destroy or dispose of almost a million birds. The country's Agriculture Department says that 129 farms... Full Story

Bird Flu Still A Menace in Asia and Beyond

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:47 PM

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous, and Vietnam is grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines used to protect... Full Story

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