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Article Released Wed-15th-March-2006 15:39 GMT
Contact: Tham Phuong Institution: Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
 Bird Flu – Press monitoring March 15, 2006

Azerbaijan reports 3 deaths; Dutch start voluntary vaccination; Novavax Shares Up; Hungary gets go ahead; Bird Flu Plans Require $30.5 Mln More for 2007; Global avian influenza control project receives US$1 million grant; Generex Biotechnology to Present Its Avian Influenza Vaccine; Cats And Avian Influenza, Defra Urgently Seeking Further ...;

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Azerbaijan reports three bird flu deaths
Newsweek - USA
YANGON, Myanmar - Azerbaijan reported three people killed by bird flu, after Myanmar announced its first outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain in poultry and ...
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/11821883/

Dutch to start voluntary bird flu vaccination
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
AMSTERDAM, March 14 (Reuters) - Dutch authorities will launch a postponed voluntary vaccination campaign against bird flu on Thursday, the farm ministry said ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L14712424.htm

UN agency thinks bird flu caused death of Azeris
Reuters - USA
... Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it believed test results showing three young women in Azerbaijan had died of bird flu were reliable ...
http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2006-03-14T161237Z_01_L14757280_RTRUKOC_0_US-BIRDFLU-AZERBAIJAN-WHO.xml&archived=False

Bird Flu II, in Maharashtra again
Indian Express - New Delhi,India
... Making the announcement in Lok Sabha today, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said “some cases of bird flu have been detected in four villages of ...
http://www.indianexpress.com/story/459.html

Bird flu kills 3 in Azerbaijan
Globe and Mail - Canada
Three women have died from an H5 avian flu virus in Azerbaijan, two more deaths are being investigated and testing is under way on more than a dozen other ...
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/Page/document/v4/sub/MarketingPage?user_URL=http://www.theglobeandmail.com%2Fservlet%2Fstory%2FRTGAM.20060314.wburdflu0314%2FBNStory%2FInternational%2Fhome&ord=1142411847385&brand=theglobeandmail&force_login=true

Novavax Shares Up Amid Bird Flu Focus
MSN Money - USA
... trading Monday, after an analyst called its potential flu vaccine "the best" and the US government said it would spend more than half its bird flu budget on ... http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/provider/providerarticle.asp?feed=AP&Date=20060314&ID=5574682

US treats bird flu as inevitable -USDA's Johanns
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... embassy. He also sought to assure Americans that the arrival of bird flu in North America would not be cause for panic. "The fact ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L14766983.htm

Poultry industry still under the grip of bird flu
Business Standard - India
Though the state is yet to witness the first case of bird flu, the poultry industry continues to be in the grips of the fear of bird flu. ...
http://www.business-standard.com/common/storypage.php?storyflag=y&leftnm=lmnu1&leftindx=1&lselect=6&chklogin=N&autono=218664

Hungary gets go ahead to produce bird flu vaccine
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Budapest - Hungary's national pharmaceutical agency has cleared the country's newly developed bird flu vaccine for commercialization, Prime Minister Ferenc ...
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/health/article_1136951.php/Hungary_gets_go_ahead_to_produce_bird_flu_vaccine

Bird flu could reach North America this spring
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
... Alaska's Institute of Arctic Biology in Fairbanks, "Alaska could provide an unusual mixing ground for the evolution of new strains of bird flu - strains that ...
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/14097548.htm

Bird Flu Plans Require $30.5 Mln More for 2007, US FDA Says
Bloomberg - USA
March 14 (Bloomberg) -- The Food and Drug Administration's request for $30.5 million more next year to prepare for a flu pandemic would help speed development ... http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=amxpETPdeb3c&refer=us

AFGHANISTAN: Avian influenza detected
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... Kunduz provinces. The swabs were tested for avian influenza at the veterinary diagnostic laboratory in Kabul, according to the FAO. ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/2e154ff396bc43c0928e65546bc2ee21.htm

Committee on Avian influenza inaugurated in C/R
Public Agenda - Ghana
... Isaac Edumadze, on Monday, echoed concerns about the stigmatisation of the poultry industry in the country due to the outbreak of the Avian Influenza (Bird Flu ... http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/regional/artikel.php?ID=100917

Global avian influenza control project receives US$1 million grant ...
Harold Doan and Associates (press release) - Rocklin,CA,USA
Vienna - The OPEC Fund for International Development today approved a grant of US$1 million towards a Global Avian Influenza Control Project developed jointly ... http://www.harolddoan.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=332

Avian influenza - situation in Azerbaijan update 14 Mar 2006
ReliefWeb (press release) - Geneva,Switzerland
The Ministry of Health in Azerbaijan has reported its first three cases of human infection with the H5 subtype of avian influenza virus. ...
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/HMYT-6MVQ4N?OpenDocument

Generex Biotechnology to Present Its Avian Influenza Vaccine ...
Market Wire (press release) - USA
... at Antigen Express, Inc., the Company's wholly owned immunotherapeutics subsidiary, will present the Antigen Express H5N1 avian influenza vaccine program at ... http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=113081

Cats And Avian Influenza, Defra Urgently Seeking Further ...
Medical News Today (press release) - UK
It is rare for cats to be infected with avian influenza virus and there are very few confirmed reports of the disease in normal circumstances. ... http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=39537

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Keywords associated to this article: bird flu; avian influenza
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