All posts tagged "bird flu"

  • Bird flu is highly contagious so authorities are taking necessary measures to contain the virus. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea confirms new bird flu case

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea confirmed a new case of bird flu on Thursday, bringing the total to eight over the last one-month period. The Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said ducks at a poultry...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, eggs for sale are seen in a Des Moines, Iowa grocery store. Drink less sugary soda, but an extra cup of coffee or two is OK. So are eggs. And as always, don’t forget your vegetables. A government advisory committee is recommending the first real limits on added sugars, but backs off stricter ones for salt and cholesterol intake. It calls for an environmentally friendly diet lower in red and processed meats. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
    Egg prices surge to record on shortage caused by bird flu

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices reached record levels on Friday after a bird flu outbreak decimated the flock, leading to the death of more than 20 million egg-laying hens over the last month in the...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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    US challenges S. Korea’s ban on poultry imports

    (Yonhap) — The United States has taken issue with South Korea’s decision to ban imports of U.S. poultry following the discovery of highly pathogenic bird flu cases in Washington and Oregon, the Seoul government said Thursday. In...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • A member of a quarantine team sprays disinfectant into Jungnang Stream in Seoul, where an outbreak of the bird flu virus was confirmed, Sunday. (Yonhap)
    Bird flu virus spreads to Seoul

    By Kim Se-jeong New cases of avian influenza and foot-and-mouth diseases (FMD) were confirmed over the weekend despite increased quarantine efforts, stoking fears that the animal diseases could spread further. Health officials in Seoul confirmed Saturday that...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • Bird flu is highly contagious so authorities are taking necessary measures to contain the virus. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea confirms case of bird flu

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — An additional case of avian influenza (AI) has been confirmed in Busan, South Korea’s largest sea port, quarantine officials said Wednesday. According to Busan municipal authorities and quarantine officials, chickens and geese that were...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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    S. Korea intensifies quarantine measures against bird flu

    (Yonhap) — South Korea has intensified its watch against a fresh outbreak of avian influenza (AI) after the animal disease was confirmed in a migratory bird found in the central region of the country, the government said....

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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