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Vietnam culls AI-infected birds, calls to rein in illegal trading

Vietnam is on high alert to control the spread of avian influenza (AI), which infected 6600 birds in January-February. According to the Department of...

Ducks identified as source of H10N5 AI in China

A woman in China died from co-infection of H3N2 seasonal flu and H10N5 avian influenza (AI). The case marks the first known human illness...

Cambodia reports another human death from H5N1

A nine-year-old boy is the latest casualty of the avian influenza A (H5N1) virus in Cambodia, bringing to three the number of deaths in...

Rapid test afoot by Alveo for avian influenza

Alveo Technologies, a US company in molecular sensing and diagnostics, is working with experts to launch a rapid, accurate, in-the-field multiplex panel to test...

Staying positive in the Dragon Year

The Lunar Year of the Dragon is predicted to bring good fortune to livestock industries globally. But staying positive is a task indeed with...

Kalimantan on high alert for AI, ND

Kalimantan in Indonesia is on high alert for avian influenza (AI) and Newcastle disease (ND) following outbreaks in two of its provinces. Authorities have...

Laos reports H5N1 in traditional market, first since 2020

Laos has reported an H5N1 avian influenza outbreak in a Vientiane market. Based on WOAH records, this is the first H5N1 outbreak since 2020. The...

Concern over AI increases in Southeast Asia

Recent reports about avian influenza (AI) in Laos and Cambodia have raised fears of a more widespread outbreak in the region. Last week, Laos’...

Fighting cocks from the Philippines culled over AI fears

More than 70 fighting cocks from the Philippines were culled in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, as they did not have quarantine certificates. I Wayan Kertanegara,...

Cambodia reports first two human cases in 2024

Cambodia has confirmed its first two human cases of H5N1 avian influenza (AI) this year. The Ministry of Health said the cases involved a...

Another human H5N6 avian flu infection in China

A 59-year-old woman from China's Sichuan province is hospitalized in serious condition with H5N6 avian flu, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said...

Thailand, Philippines suspend poultry imports to prevent HPAI spread

Thailand has suspended poultry imports from Belgium and three French provinces (Morbihan, Nord, and Somme) to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza...

Philippines suspends poultry imports from California, Ohio

The Philippines has banned poultry imports from California and Ohio in the US because of several outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza. The ban,...

Hong Kong suspends poultry imports from Washburn

Hong Kong’s Center for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food has halted imports of poultry meat and products from Washburn County, Wisconsin in the...

Researchers investigate evolution, spread of HPAI in wild birds

South Korean researchers led by Dong-Hun Lee of Konkuk University sequenced and analyzed 113 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) isolates from wild birds to...

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