Bird Flu

Bird flu returns to Germany

Bird FluDresden, Germany - Bird flu has returned to Germany, with the H5N1 influenza virus breaking out among farm ducks in the eastern state of Saxony, officials said Thursday.

It was the first proven appearance of the disease this year in Germany. Officials were preparing to slaughter the whole flock of ducks at Goerlitz, near the Polish border.

Presence Of Bird Flu Confirmed By Authorities In Togo

Togo's Health Ministry made an official announcement about the outbreak of bird flu in the Presence Of Bird Flu Confirmed By Authorities In TogoWest African nation of Togo for the first time since last year.

Bird flu-free Taiwan enjoyed bumper exports of frozen duck in 2007

taiwan bird flu freeTaipei - Taiwan had a bumper year in frozen duck exports in 2007, as it was the only country in Southeast Asia spared by bird flu, the Central News Agency (CNA) said Saturday.

Quoting Council of Agriculture (COA) figures, it said Taiwan held on to its traditional frozen duck export markets and opened some new.

Taiwan in 2007 raised 11 million ducks with production value of six billion Taiwan dollars (about 193 million US dollars), out of which, revenues from export totaled 800 million dollars (26 million US.)

13 People Hospitalized With Bird Flu Symptoms

A village in Indonesia could be under grip of bird flu. According to officials, 13 People Hospitalized With Bird Flu Symptoms13 people from a village in North Sumatra were admitted in hospital this week after complaints of fever. Bird flu surveillance team from Indonesia's health ministry visited Air Batu village to analyze possible symptoms of bird flu. Blood samples of the patients have been sent for the test of bird flu.

China reports bird flu outbreak in south

ChinaBeijing - China has confirmed a new outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza among poultry in the sout

Hong Kong orders chicken cull as bird flu found at more markets

Bird Flu in Hong KongHong Kong - Hong Kong officials on Wednesday ordered the culling o