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New bird flu outbreaks reported in Germany and Switzerland

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Dutch authorities destroy 190,000 ducks after bird flu outbreak

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Bird flu outbreak threatens Iowa's chicken farm industry

The highly pathogenic avian flu turned up in initial tests at five more farms in Iowa, including a commercial egg operation housing up to million birds, Iowa's agriculture department said on Thursday.

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Bird tracking could provide flu early warning system

Monitoring wild birds on their long migrations may provide early warning of bird flu outbreaks, say scientists.

from The Independent

A&E units would struggle to cope with winter flu outbreak, MPs warn

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India struggles with deadly swine flu outbreak

February 2015. Indian health officials are struggling to contain a swine flu outbreak that has killed more than 700 people since it took hold in mid-December. This year's outbreak of the H1N1 virus, which causes swine flu, is the deadliest in India since 2010.

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Three children dead in Minnesota from virulent flu outbreak

Three children (including Shannon Zwanziger, pictured) have died in Minnesota from what health officials are warning parents is a particularly virulent strain of seasonal flu.

from the Guardian

Iowa bird flu outbreak prompts governor to declare state of emergency

From Yahoo Finance: Christopher Leonard, author of "The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business" tells how four companies control the U.S. meat market, to the detriment of consumers and farmers alike.

from the Guardian

Netherlands to save US after bird flu outbreak by sending egg products

Netherlands to save US after outbreak by sending egg products The has seen a "dramatic egg shortage" in just a few weeks, prompting the first time in over a decade the it has from a European nation - Guardian -

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