Daily Archives: December 4, 2017

000 hens have already been culled.

Salehuddin Khan, director of the government’s livestock section says the outbreak of the condition is the first that occurs in that region. The farm can be found in the Moulavibazar district, about 250 km from the administrative centre Dhaka. Khan says after bird flu was verified the authorities culled nearly 800 chickens, birds and ducks in a one-kilometer region around the affected farm. Related StoriesSekisui Diagnostics launches fresh OSOM Flu, iFOB and hCG testsEnsemble versions provide accurate real-period estimates of current and impending flu activityAustralian experts find a way to improve cross-protective features of influenza A vaccineThe H5N1 avian flu virus was initially reported near Dhaka in March this past year and provides since spread generally to northern districts and authorities have already been forced to eliminate a lot more than 300,000 hens. Continue reading

Health officials said Friday.

Swine flu deaths, but state the true number has surpassed 1,000. They don’t possess a tally of all swine flu ailments, either, but say many millions have already been at least mildly sickened by the virus because it was initially identified in April. Each full year 50 to 100 American kids die from complications of seasonal flu, which tends to hit the elderly the hardest. Seasonal flu kills around 36,000 Americans each year. Continue reading