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Contact: Tham Phuong Institution: Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
 Bird Flu – Press monitoring March 2, 2006

Pet worries fuel fears; Indonesian Dies; Rs.100,000 for…; African press eyes dangers; World Cup – FIFA; Calls for military labs; Hawaii on front lines; Russia plans mass vaccination; No danger for domestic cats; Lab network proposed; H5N1 in domestic cat in Germany; DA-12 holds forum; Statement From Cats Protection..; situation in Iraq;

Pet worries fuel bird flu fears
NEWS.com.au - Australia
ALARM over the spread of bird flu grew today after Germany reported a dead cat infected with the virus, while France sought to curb restrictions on its poultry ...
http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,18322023-23109,00.html

Indonesian With Bird Flu Symptoms Dies; Virus Spreads (Update1)
Bloomberg - USA
March 1 (Bloomberg) -- An Indonesian boy hospitalized after suffering from bird flu symptoms died, according to Jakarta doctors. ...
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aS8StfVc3fwE&refer=top_world_news

Rs.100,000 for proving bird flu in Jharkhand
Newindpress - Chennai,India
RANCHI: Bugged by declining sale of chickens because of the bird flu scare, a poultry owner in Jharkhand has announced a reward of Rs.100,000 for proving a ... http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,18322023-23109,00.html

African press eyes bird flu dangers
BBC News - UK
The arrival of bird flu in Africa exercises publications across the continent, with some carrying reassuring reports that their countries are on top of the ...
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4762288.stm

Bird flu could disrupt World Cup - FIFA
Irish Times - Ireland
01/03/2006: The World Cup this summer could be disrupted if bird flu starts being passed between people, FIFA president Sepp Blatter has warned. ...
http://www.ireland.com/sports/soccer/2006/0301/1140626827501_1141240805605.html

Calls for bird flu military labs
Scotsman - United Kingdom
A military-style approach is needed to counter the worldwide threat of H5N1 bird flu, it has been claimed. US experts want to see ...

Hawaii on front lines for bird flu
Chicago Tribune - United States
... The virus, known colloquially as bird flu and blamed for at least 93 deaths worldwide, has yet to show any evidence of spreading through human-to-human contact ...
http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=314722006

Russia plans mass bird flu vaccination of fowl
Reuters.uk - UK
... domestic and wild birds since July 2005 and planned to start mass vaccination of domestic fowl on March 10 to prevent the spread of the deadly bird flu virus. ...
http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-03-01T140733Z_01_L01415216_RTRUKOC_0_UK-RUSSIA-BIRDFLU.xml&archived=False

BIRD FLU: THERE IS NO DANGER FOR DOMESTIC CATS
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia - Italy
(AGI) - Rome, Mar. 1 - "Cat lovers can be tranquil, domestic cats do not risk to contract the bird flu virus, the H5N1 strain. "There ...
http://www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200603011829-1206-RT1-CRO-0-NF82&page=0&id=agionline-eng.italyonline

Lab network proposed to avert bird flu pandemic
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (DoD-GEIS) in Maryland said the facilities would improve preparedness against bird flu and other ... http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L28748095.htm

H5N1 avian influenza in domestic cat in Germany
Actualités News Environnement - Lyon,France
H5N1 AVIAN INFLUENZA GERMANY - Authorities in Germany have today announced detection of H5N1 avian influenza in a domestic cat. ...
http://www.actualites-news-environnement.com/20060301-h5n1-flu-influenza-cat.php
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DA-12 holds forum on Avian Influenza Protection Program
Philippine Information Agency - Philippines
Koronadal City (1 March) -- The Department of Agriculture 12 in collaboration of the Avian Influenza Task Force conducted a forum on Avian Influenza Protection ...
http://www.pia.gov.ph/news.asp?fi=p060301.htm&no=51

(PRN) - Statement From Cats Protection Regarding Avian Influenza ...
Bolsamania.com - Madrid,Madrid,Spain
(PRN) - Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and 2005 Year-End Sales Up 35% and 54% Respectively; Spending ...
http://www.bolsamania.com/internacional/listado.php?tipo=notasPrensa&Sesion_BolsamaniaES=e010256e8cd32a708a40d0c6d57c70c2

Avian influenza -- situation in Iraq update 01 Mar 2006
ReliefWeb (press release) - Geneva,Switzerland
A WHO collaborating laboratory in the United Kingdom has verified H5N1 avian influenza as the cause of death in a 39-year-old Iraqi man, previously announced ... http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/HMYT-6MGMAX?OpenDocument

Avian influenza in cat in Germany
OIE (press release) - Paris,France
According to the Friedrich-Loeffler Institut (FLI), an OIE reference laboratory for avian influenza, a cat had been found and was examined during the week end ...
http://www.oie.int/eng/press/en_060301.htm

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Keywords associated to this article: bird flu; avian influenza
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