Tag Archives: AvianFlu

Philippine troops to help cull thousands of fowl in bird flu battle

NNA – The Philippines will deploy hundreds of troops to hasten a cull of about 600,000 fowl, the farm minister said on Wednesday, as part of efforts to rein in the Southeast Asian nation’s first …

Philippines reports first avian flu outbreak, to cull 400,000 birds

NNA – The Philippines plans to cull 400,000 chickens, quails and ducks after confirming the country’s first outbreak of bird flu, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol on Friday.

The avian flu outbreak was detected in a …

DR Congo Scientists Control Avian Influenza Outbreak Using Nuclear Techniques

Scientists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) have identified a new outbreak of avian influenza using highly specific and sensitive nuclear-derived techniques. Thanks to a quick detection and characterization of the virus …

DR Congo Scientists Prevent Avian Influenza Outbreak Using Nuclear Techniques

Scientists in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) have identified a new outbreak of avian influenza using highly specific and sensitive nuclear-derived techniques. Thanks to a quick detection and characterization of the virus …

The White House Budget Contains Gratuitous Cuts to Humanitarian Relief, Global Health and the United Nations

The White House budget released today contains massive cuts to the foreign affairs budget. Overall, the proposed FY18 budget is a 32 percent cut over FY 17 levels, from $59.1 billion in FY’17 to $40.1 …

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