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Article Released Wed-25th-January-2006 11:38 GMT
Contact: Tham Phuong Institution: Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
 Bird Flu – Press monitoring January 25, 2006

Austria seeks EU crisis stock of drugs; Database Helps Scientists Develop Vaccine; Biosecurity is the answer; Asian states slow to report; May Spread to Russia; Turkey Overcomes; AFGHANISTAN: UN warns of risk; LIVE FOWL TO OFFSET FALTERING SALES; Dutch farmers may reject vaccination; Nepal strengthening control of poultry; FDA Issues Statement

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Austria seeks EU crisis stock of bird flu drugs
Financial Times - London,England,UK
The European Union needs to create a common stock of antivirals to combat a possible bird flu outbreak in one or more of its 25 member states, according to the ...
http://news.ft.com/cms/s/949bf5c0-8d0a-11da-9daf-0000779e2340.html

Bird Flu Computer Database Helps Scientists Develop a Vaccine
Voice of America - USA
A computer database in the United States is helping researchers find a human vaccine for the bird flu virus -- a disease that kills domesticated fowl, but ...
http://www.voanews.com/english/2006-01-24-voa26.cfm

Biosecurity the answer to bird flu
Stuff.co.nz - Wellington,New Zealand
As New Zealand prepares for a possible bird flu pandemic, the country's poultry and egg producers are crossing their fingers the virus will not reach our shores ...
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3550228a11,00.html

Asian states slow to report bird flu-WHO official
Reuters - USA
GENEVA (Reuters) - Asian countries have taken too long to report some human cases of bird flu and this could harm efforts to contain any future pandemic, a top ...
http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-01-24T171537Z_01_L24327168_RTRUKOC_0_US-BIRDFLU-WHO.xml&archived=False

Scientists Say Bird Flu May Spread to Russia From Turkey, China ...
MOSNEWS - Russia
The bird flu strains that caused an outbreak of the disease among humans in Turkey do not differ much from the virus strains detected in Russia's Novosibirsk ...
http://www.mosnews.com/news/2006/01/24/birdfluvektor.shtml

Turkey Overcomes Bird Flu
Zaman Online - Istanbul,Turkey
By Mehmet Baki, Ankara. Patients, previously diagnosed and treated for bird flu, are one by one being discharged from the hospital. ...
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=national&alt=&hn=28997

AFGHANISTAN: UN warns of bird flu risk
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... January (IRIN) - The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that Afghanistan is at risk from avian influenza, also known as bird flu, and has ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/86ad4c18649ae92fec336bdb653eb9a1.htm

BIRD FLU: LIVE FOWL TO OFFSET FALTERING SALES
AKI - Rome,Italy
... Doctor Fadlallah Munir, who heads the Agriculture Ministry's quarantine unit, insists that the risk of bird flu spreading to Lebanon is "minimum.". ...
http://www.adnki.com/index_2Level.php?cat=Trends&loid=8.0.256445173&par=0

Dutch farmers may reject bird flu vaccination
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
AMSTERDAM, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Dutch poultry farmers may reject vaccinating the country's huge poultry population against bird flu for fear consumers would ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L24749860.htm

Nepal for strengthening control of avian influenza in poultry
Gorkhapatra - Kathmandu,Nepal
... He said that the budget was mainly for planning and coordination, surveillance of human influenza, prevention and containment of avian influenza, health system ... http://www.gorkhapatra.org.np/pageloader.php?file=2006/01/24/topstories/main8

FDA Issues Statement on Fraudulent, Unapproved Influenza-Related ...
Infection Control Today - Phoenix,AZ,USA
Consumers should be aware that currently there are no approved vaccines for preventing avian influenza in people nor are there any drugs approved for treating ... http://www.infectioncontroltoday.com/hotnews/61h239222552016.html

AFGHANISTAN: UN warns of bird flu risk
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
KABUL, 24 January (IRIN) - The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that Afghanistan is at risk from avian influenza, also known as bird flu ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/86ad4c18649ae92fec336bdb653eb9a1.htm

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Keywords associated to this article: bird flu, avian influenza
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