Avian Influenza

The disease is currently present in Africa, Asia and Europe, where it threatens economic stability, food securities and livelihoods, said the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Avian influenza is a very contagious disease that affects several species of poultry, as well as wild birds. Very occasionally, the disease is passed on to humans. Subtypes […]

A number of cases of bird flu have been detected among Irish turkeys, according to the Department of Agriculture. Avian Influenza H5N1 was confirmed in a turkey flock from Co Monaghan after the birds were tested. Restriction zones are established in the area in an effort to prevent further spread. The same type of bird […]

A number of cases of bird flu have been detected among Irish turkeys, according to the Department of Agriculture. Avian Influenza H5N1 was confirmed in a turkey flock from Monaghan after the birds were tested. Restriction zones are established in the area in an effort to prevent further spread. The same type of bird flu […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate) influenza virus vaccine, h5n1 Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Augmentin and influenza virus vaccine, h5n1. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider. Augmentin A total of 62 […]

Several outbreaks of severe bird flu in Europe and Asia have been reported in recent days to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), in a sign the virus is spreading quickly again. The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly called bird flu, has put the poultry industry on alert after previous outbreaks led […]

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has received multiple reports from countries in Asia and Europe regarding a recent spread of bird flu, giving rise to concerns that the virus may be spreading again. Bird flu, or avian influenza, is a viral disease that affects both domestic and wild birds. The virus has also […]

A wild goose tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) in the municipality of Schilde in the province of Antwerp. This indicates that the virus is circulating in wild bird populations, said the statement. The stricter measures apply to professional companies, as well as to hobby poultry keepers. To further limit the spread of […]

A white-tailed sea eagle has tested positive for avian influenza (H5N1) in Co Kerry. The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine confirmed the case in the rare bird near Tarbert. The bird has been submitted to the veterinary laboratory in Limerick as part of the department’s wild bird avian influenza surveillance programme. It is […]

WBVR will investigate the genetic composition of the virus and links to viruses found since October 2021 in the Netherlands. The Dutch government has asked the animal disease expert group for a new risk assessment in response to the recent infections. The Dutch government set a housing obligation in place for all commercial poultry farmers […]

LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – An outbreak of highly pathogenic H5 bird flu has been reported at a small poultry unit in central England, the country’s farm ministry confirmed on Monday. All birds on the infected premises, near Alcester in Warwickshire, will be culled. The outbreak comes less than week after Britain declared a nationwide […]

Symptoms of bird flu include cough, fever, sore throat, muscle aches, headache, and shortness of breath. Clinical Pearl of the Day: Bird flu (avian influenza) Bird flu is caused by a type of influenza virus that rarely infects humans. Insight: More than a dozen types of bird flu have been identified, including the 2 strains […]