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A never-ending story: bird flu strikes again

Authorities in southern Germany have discovered the H5N2 bird flu virus on a poultry farm. Around 13,000 animals will have to be killed. Here’s an overview of the virus and its dangers. What is bird flu? Avian influenza – also called bird flu or fowl plague – is a viral disease that infects birds, especially …

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Bird flu researchers agree to 60-day halt

WASHINGTON: International scientists on Friday agreed to a temporary two-month halt to controversial research on a bird flu virus that may be easily passed among humans, citing global health concerns. Two separate teams of researchers, one in the Netherlands and the other in the United States, found ways late last year to engineer the H5N1 …


Two Egyptian women die from swine flu, bird flu

CAIRO: Two Egyptian women passed away this weekend in the Delta from swine flu and bird flu, the Ministry of Health said. The swine flu victim, a 30-year-old pharmacist from the city of Damanhour in the Beheira governorate, passed away on Thursday. She went to the hospital on Nov. 17 after developing severe flu symptoms …


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