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February 20, 2006

French poultry exports plunge on bird flu fears Tamiflu

French poultry exports plunge on bird flu fears 
AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 18 8:14 PM
France, the world’s fourth largest poultry exporter, has lost about a third of its trade over fears about the unrelenting spread of bird flu across the globe, industry officials say.Save to My Web

Spread of avian flu jumps in West and Central Java 
Jakarta Post - Feb 17 8:27 PM
Officials are planning emergency measures to deal with a worrisome spike in the incidence of avian bird flu in densely populated West and Central Java.Save to My Web

India tests for H5N1 bird flu strain 
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 19 1:09 PM
India was testing dozens of people for bird flu on Sunday, while France sought to ease consumer fears after its first avian case of the H5N1 virus by urging people to eat chicken.Save to My Web

Mass cull under way as India battles bird flu 
TODAYonline - 58 minutes ago
An Indian shopkeeper counts money next to chicken cages at a poultry market of New Delhi. Seven people are under observation while up to half a million birds are being culled after India was hit by the deadly H5N1 strain of avian flu, officials said.Save to My Web

India May Have to Cull Up to 1 Mln Birds to Curb Flu Outbreak 
Bloomberg.com - Feb 19 11:07 AM
Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) — India may have to cull as many as 1 million birds, the health minister said, after the first avian flu infections in chickens emerged Feb. 18, adding the country to those affected in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.Save to My Web

Delhi calls for calm amid bird flu outbreak 
Financial Times - Feb 19 9:33 AM
The Indian government scrambled to cope with its first confirmed avian flu infections at the weekend, culling 900,000 chickens in the western part of the country where the infected samples were found and preparing to dispatch anti-bird flu drugs to affected areas.Save to My Web

No Confirmed Cases of Bird Flu in Humans Yet in India: Report 
RedNova - Feb 19 7:28 AM
No confirmed cases of bird flu in humans yet in India: report NEW DELHI, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) — While samples of dead chickens were tested positive for bird flu virus in India, there are no confirmed cases of the disease in humans so far, New Delhi Television reported Saturday.Save to My Web

Bird flu virus found in France, Iran, India 
The Age - Feb 19 5:46 AM
THE H5N1 bird flu virus has been identified for the first time in France, Iran and India, while Nigeria said it was bringing the disease under control.Save to My Web

Bird flu: WHO experts in Nigeria, assess poultry 
Vanguard - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
KANO THE United Nations (UN) health officials yesterday inspected a bird flu-hit farm and assessed clean-up operations in Nigeria as experts said Africas first avian influenza epidemic had already battered the economy.Save to My Web

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