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Philippines bans Australian poultry over bird flu fears

The Philippines has taken a precautionary step by banning poultry imports from Australia following an avian influenza outbreak. Australia, the fourth largest source of...

China reports new human case of H5N6

A new case of avian influenza A (H5N6) in humans has been reported in China. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) has issued a...

Nepal egg industry reels from disease and hot weather

Layer farmers in Nepal are experiencing a 50% drop in production due to disease and high temperatures. Rajesh Bhatta of Tripura International told Asian...

Understanding vaccination to control AI

Current avian influenza (AI) control strategies combine stamping out, movement restrictions, and emergency vaccination to maximize eradication efforts. Teguh Prajitno, President Director of Indonesia’s Vaksindo...

Boosting vaccine supply for AI prevention in ducks

Authorities at Hulu Sungai Tengah Regency in South Kalimantan, Indonesia, have boosted its avian influenza (AI) vaccine stock to 15,000 doses this year, up...

New model to control AI spread in wet markets

The GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund) One Health Poultry Hub confirms that live bird markets, common in Asia, are significant hubs for avian influenza...

HPAI virus changes: what are the risks?

Once considered a threat to poultry, avian influenza (AI) has ushered in a new norm, posing risks to humans and other mammals. MELIYANA learns...

Wet markets in Asia a hotbed for avian influenza

Asia’s wet markets are a hot spot for avian influenza (AI) spread. Recent research found that 90% of healthy chickens that enter infected markets...

South India under high alert after AI outbreak in Kerala

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) has been detected in ducks in two villages in the Alappuzha district in Kerala, India. Neighboring states are on...

Hong Kong suspends egg imports from Andhra Pradesh

Hong Kong has suspended poultry egg imports from India's Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh over reports of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza. The Hong...

Vietnam detects first human case infected with A(H9)

A 37-year-old man from Tien Giang has been diagnosed with influenza A(H9), typically found in poultry, marking the first-ever case in Vietnam. Initial investigations show...

H5N1 kills over 4000 birds in Philippine poultry farm

Nearly 4500 birds died from the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza (AI) on a farm in Leyte province in the Philippines. Authorities said the...

Vietnam reports first case of human influenza A(H9)

A 37-year-old man from Tien Giang has been diagnosed with influenza A(H9), common in poultry, making it the first case of its kind in...

AI outbreaks reported in Central Kalimantan

Authorities in Barito Timur, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, confirmed that avian influenza (AI) caused the deaths of hundreds of local chickens and ducks. Ratna Widyasari,...

Philippines lifts ban on poultry imports from Iowa, Minnesota

The Philippine Department of Agriculture has lifted the temporary ban on poultry imports from Iowa and Minnesota, effective immediately. The ban was imposed last...

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