Friday, 15 February 2019

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has unveiled a national plan on bird flu prevention and control for the 2019-2025 period, Vietnam News Agency reported on Thursday.

New research led by scientists at The Pirbright Institute has shown how an influenza virus protein, called PB1-F2, is able to shut down two pathways of the chicken immune response to increase the length of time the virus can be transmitted.

By Nguyen Quoc

The Ministry of Health warned of reoccurrence of the avian influenza yesterday after the hospitalization of two people in Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi.

ECO Animal Health Ltd (ECO), a wholly owned subsidiary of ECO Animal Health Group plc, is pleased to announce that it has entered a second worldwide exclusive licensing deal with the Poultry Diagnostic & Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia (UGA).

The import of live birds and poultry products from Kuwait has been banned in the UAE following the outbreak of a bird flu strain.

By Ben Garcia

Kuwaiti authorities destroyed scores of birds yesterday at the pet market (also known as the bird market) in Rai to prevent the spread of bird flu.