• amid
  • There was no letup in egg prices in September as the government reported their biggest year-over-year increase of 2015 amid continued fallout from bird flu. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • chickens
  • In remarks broadcast Thursday on state television, Djibouti's health minister said that the girl's family kept chickens and at least three of the birds have also tested positive. (voanews.com)
  • TOKYO - Japanese officials planned Monday to slaughter 82,000 more chickens after signs of bird flu were detected at a farm northeast of Tokyo, and authorities in Thailand said a woman was diagnosed with the disease after cleaning out a chicken coop. (nbcnews.com)
  • Antibody tests showed the chickens had been exposed to a bird flu virus from the H5 family but survived, Ibaraki officials said in a statement. (nbcnews.com)
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Sunday that a highly pathogenic form of bird flu was confirmed Saturday in a flock of 73,500 breeding broiler chickens in Lincoln County, Tennessee, after hundreds of birds began dying. (agweb.com)
  • HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam will use over 400 million batches of vaccine to inoculate its chickens and ducks against the deadly bird flu that has killed 40 people in the country, half of them since December. (redorbit.com)
  • RxPG] Bangladesh's paramilitary border police seized nearly 16,000 one-day-old smuggled Indian chickens and set them ablaze out of fear of bird flu epidemic spreading from across the border, officials said Saturday. (rxpgnews.com)
  • humans
  • A Purdue University scientist who's working on a vaccine that would protect humans against numerous bird flu viruses has won $1.6 million to boost his effort. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • U.S. producers have stepped up biosecurity in response to the new cases, as well the ongoing outbreaks in Asia, Europe and Africa that have led to the destruction of hundreds of millions of birds and killed dozens of humans. (agweb.com)
  • Yoshihiro Kawaoka and a Dutch scientist doing similar research said Friday that they would halt studies on bird flu viruses that can spread easily in the lab among ferrets - and thus, possibly humans. (twincities.com)
  • The 1918 influenza virus , the cause of one of history's most deadly epidemics , has been reconstructed and found to be a bird flu that jumped directly to humans, two teams of federal and university scientists announced yesterday. (genmay.com)
  • outbreaks
  • Also Monday, Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian warned that China might not be fully disclosing the extent of its bird flu outbreaks, saying the international community has to take special steps to monitor Beijing's response to the disease. (nbcnews.com)
  • Hong Kong
  • A Hong Kong newspaper, meanwhile, said Swiss drug company Roche Holding AG was in talks with Chinese officials about jointly producing its anti-viral medication Tamiflu, considered one of the few drugs likely to be effective in a global epidemic. (nbcnews.com)
  • The test result showed positive, but we're still waiting for confirmation from Hong Kong," Hariadi Wibisono, a senior official at the health ministry, said. (aljazeera.com)
  • virus
  • A team of international bird flu experts have flown to Turkey in an attempt to find out how quickly the deadly virus is spreading. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Turkish officials have reported five new cases of the disease across several provinces and an adult and two children have already tested positive for the virus in the capital city, Ankara. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed it enough to infect ducks - offering scientists one more clue about how bird flu may move in the environment and spread between. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • It was identified as an H7N9 virus of North American wild bird origin. (agweb.com)
  • Officials quickly moved to kill the entire flock to prevent the virus from spreading. (agweb.com)
  • An initial test showed the 16-year-old girl who died this week had the virus, an Indonesian health ministry official said. (aljazeera.com)
  • 1945
  • Near the end of 1945, Blue Bird would see its factory in Fort Valley, Georgia destroyed by fire, forcing the company to build a new facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Bird in the Head was filmed over a period of five days (April 9-13, 1945), which was longer than usual. (wikipedia.org)
  • spread
  • In Australia, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer urged calm over fears about the spread of bird flu as it hosted disaster coordinators from Pacific Rim nations to hammer out ways to stop emerging diseases from skipping across the region's borders. (nbcnews.com)
  • International health experts have agreed on a global strategy to tackle the spread of bird flu, with the World Bank estimating it will cost up to $1 billion over three years to prevent its spread. (aljazeera.com)
  • Bird flu has not been totally controlled in China and the danger of its spread still exists in some areas," Wen said. (aljazeera.com)
  • The Institute for Animal Health in Riems had identified about 18 dead swans and 3 geese, which the officials believe, could be responsible for the spread of bird flu from Russia. (medindia.net)
  • widespread
  • Two years later, Blue Bird Body Company introduced their own transit-style design which evolved into the Blue Bird All American, often pointed to as one of the pioneer transit designs to gain widespread acceptance for school buses in North America, along with Wayne Corporation, Gillig Corporation and Crown Coach Corporation (whose "Supercoach" dated to 1932). (wikipedia.org)
  • authorities
  • The farm was inside a quarantined area where authorities had already found signs of the disease and culled around 1.5 million birds, prefectural livestock farming chief Taro Imai said. (nbcnews.com)
  • The bird did not die of bird flu but was destroyed by Kuwaiti authorities. (freerepublic.com)
  • people
  • The recent cases bring the number of people in the country suspected to be infected with bird flu up to 14. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • The new case brings to at least 27 the number of infections in China, where 17 people have died from bird flu. (medindia.net)
  • Another WHO official, Christiane McNab, said 69 people had been in contact with Lu, and none seemed to have bird flu. (medindia.net)
  • Tokyo
  • In a large breeding farm in Ibaraki, 100km north of Tokyo, hens have presented anti-bodies to bird flu. (asianews.it)
  • chicken
  • The woman fell ill a day after helping clean a chicken coop, officials said. (nbcnews.com)
  • The appearance of milder forms of bird flu at a Wisconsin turkey farm and another Tennessee chicken farm has heightened concern. (agweb.com)
  • movements
  • For one month afterwards, he received training at the intelligence bureau's school at Yangmingshan, outside of Taipei, where intelligence officials gave him details of Liu's schedule and movements. (wikipedia.org)
  • health ministry
  • The patient, a 52-year-old male surnamed Lu from Nanjing in Jiangsu, is the father of the serious case of bird flu diagnosed on December 2,' said the statement posted on the health ministry website. (medindia.net)
  • A 24-year-old Indonesian man infected with bird flu died in the capital Jakarta, the health ministry said Tuesday, in the country's third fatal case in three months. (medicalxpress.com)
  • International
  • A UW-Madison scientist whose bird flu research has prompted an international debate over biosecurity, bioterrorism and censorship said Friday he would stop the research for 60 days to allow for more discussion of the need for the work. (twincities.com)
  • Ministry of Fear is a 1944 film noir crime film directed by Fritz Lang. Based on a novel by Graham Greene, the film tells the story of a man just released from a mental asylum who finds himself caught up in an international spy ring and pursued by foreign agents after inadvertently receiving something they want. (wikipedia.org)
  • million
  • The videos included cameos by comic Tig Notaro in the song "Diamonds" and actors Paul Dano in "Bird Set Free", Kristen Wiig in "One Million Bullets", Gaby Hoffman in "Unstoppable" and Ben Mendelsohn in "Breathe Me", each "paired with the dancers onstage to create memorable pieces of performance art. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • The father of China's latest bird flu victim also has the disease, officials said Friday, prompting World Health Organisation (WHO) fears of possible human-to-human transmission. (medindia.net)
  • In response to the above situation, Michael Glos, Economics Minster has urged Germans to keep it cool about bird flu panic, which would otherwise have a negative impact on the World Cup. (medindia.net)
  • This one could very well BE that 'big one' the medical world has been fearing for so long. (genmay.com)
  • The World Health Organization says globally there have been 341 human deaths from 578 confirmed bird flu cases since 2003. (medicalxpress.com)
  • During World War II, bus production was largely diverted to the armed forces, with Blue Bird producing buses and mobile ambulances. (wikipedia.org)
  • viral
  • The research suggested that patients who contract bird flu may need drugs that suppress the immune response in addition to anti-viral drugs like Tamiflu . (freerepublic.com)
  • steadily
  • The number of birds infected by bird flu in northwestern Germany has been steadily increasing over the past few days with figures reaching 103. (medindia.net)
  • positive
  • After that, the advert was quickly pulled and Ramsay acknowledged it was "very positive" that Birds Eye was open to changes. (ibtimes.co.uk)
  • near
  • In April, 6,345 birds died near Lake Qinghai. (asianews.it)
  • The modified Bird of Prey, invisible and near the Enterprise, attacked Gorkon's ship and made it look like the Federation ship was responsible. (wikipedia.org)
  • China
  • Beijing (AsiaNews/Agencies) Alarm bells are ringing loudly in China because of migrating birds which can take bird flu anywhere. (asianews.it)
  • Chen claimed he received the order to kill Henry Liu on 14 August 1984, from KMT officials angered by Liu's authorship of a biography critical of Republic of China president Chiang Ching-kuo, the son of Chiang Kai-shek. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thailand
  • Also in Thailand, newly appointed Public Health Minister Pinij Jarusombat spoke out against bird-flu cover-ups and said that any public official found guilty of such an attempt would face severe penalties. (freerepublic.com)
  • together
  • In 2014, she released the album 1000 Forms of Fear, which, together with its singles and videos like "Chandelier" that featured Maddie Ziegler, achieved considerable success, gaining Sia wider public notice. (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • Rockeby, a Singaporean company, has launched 10-minute bird-flu testing kits, it was announced Friday. (freerepublic.com)
  • The Blue Bird Corporation (originally known as the Blue Bird Body Company) is an American bus manufacturer headquartered in Fort Valley, Georgia. (wikipedia.org)
  • After company founder A.L. Luce produced a steel-panel school bus in his auto dealership in 1927, he started production of bus bodies exclusively in 1932, founding Blue Bird Body Company in Fort Valley, Georgia. (wikipedia.org)
  • What is now Blue Bird Corporation began life as a side project in a Ford Motor Company dealership in Perry, Georgia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Search
  • When he failed to return home October 1 to pick up clothes for a trip to Washington, DC, to meet with Interior Department officials, his wife and friend began a search. (loe.org)
  • take
  • A Birds Eye spokesperson said: "At Birds Eye, we take our advertising responsibilities very seriously and we were grateful to be made aware of this issue. (ibtimes.co.uk)
  • Cartagena artist, Enrique Grau, had an affinity for these birds and because of his inspiration many Colombian monuments and artistic works were created in honor of its intelligence, adaptability, cheerfulness, sociability and collaborative tendencies, diligence, craftiness, and ability to take advantage of adversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • State
  • He was also president of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and has been a member of the association's Preparedness Committee for three years. (wikipedia.org)