Bird flu forces egg farm to euthanize 3 million chickens

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of bird flu that has led to the deaths of 43 million chickens and turkeys this year across the U.S. has been found at a giant egg-laying operation in Ohio, state and federal agriculture officials said Wednesday. The case confirmed over the weekend in Ohio’s Defiance County has affected roughly 3 million chickens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The egg-laying … Continue reading Bird flu forces egg farm to euthanize 3 million chickens

Bird Flu Outbreak Hits Over 37M Birds Across 34 States

A severe outbreak of bird flu has continued to hit bird farms across the nation. On Monday, Pennsylvania reported the thirteenth farm in the state had been affected by the outbreak, which has now hit over 4 million birds in the Keystone State alone. In Iowa, a turkey farmer described the outbreak as extremely severe. He said it’s worse than a similar outbreak in 2015 … Continue reading Bird Flu Outbreak Hits Over 37M Birds Across 34 States

What We Know About H3N8 Bird Flu Strain Reported in Boy in China

A specific type of bird flu known as H3N8 has been found in a human for the first time after spreading to a young boy in China, the country’s health authority said on Tuesday. According to China’s National Health Commission (NHC), a four-year-old boy from the city of Zhumadian, Henan province, was found to have been infected with avian H3N8 after falling ill with a … Continue reading What We Know About H3N8 Bird Flu Strain Reported in Boy in China

Bird Flu Spreads Across US, Egg Prices Soar  

A contagious strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza wiped out flocks across the US and killed millions of birds. The direct effect has been a nasty ripple effect of tight poultry meat and egg supplies, sending retail prices sky-high — adding to record-high food inflation.  The latest estimates from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) show around 24 million poultry birds like chickens and turkeys have died or been … Continue reading Bird Flu Spreads Across US, Egg Prices Soar  

Iowa egg, turkey farms to lose 5 million birds to bird flu

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bird flu has infected two more farms in Iowa, forcing the killing of 5.3 million hens and 88,000 turkeys. The new cases reported Friday mean that across the nation, farmers have had to kill about 22 million egg-laying chickens, 1.8 million broiler chickens, 1.9 million pullet and other commercial chickens, and 1.9 million turkeys. Iowa accounts for many of those … Continue reading Iowa egg, turkey farms to lose 5 million birds to bird flu

20 Facts About The Emerging Global Food Shortage That Should Chill You To The Core

A very alarming global food shortage has already begun, and it is only going to get worse in the months ahead.  I realize that this is not good news, but I would encourage you to share the information in this article with everyone that you can.  People deserve to understand what is happening, and they deserve an opportunity to get prepared.  The pace at which … Continue reading 20 Facts About The Emerging Global Food Shortage That Should Chill You To The Core

(NaturalNews) The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has announced an outbreak of bird flu among cats at the Manhattan Animal Care Center shelter. So far, there is no sign that the strain is able to pass from cats to humans. This particular variety of bird flu, H7N2, has never before seen in cats. In fact, researchers had not seen it at … Continue reading

Bird flu the silent killer is on the rise with millions of birds killed just in the last few days

Above, recent outbreaks of bird flu in Europe It lurks in the background and never seems to go away; it is quietly increasing but is never mentioned on the MSM. Bird flu, the silent deadly killer is back in Europe this winter with outbreaks throughout the continent, and Asia, see below. Yesterday the Korean Herald reported 3.4 million poultry have been culled nationwide as bird … Continue reading Bird flu the silent killer is on the rise with millions of birds killed just in the last few days

Worries About Bird Flu Curtail Chinese New Year Feasts

As China gets ready to usher in the Year of the Horse on Friday, millions of them will find it hard to buy chicken for traditional Lunar New Year feasts. That’s a mark of the nation’s growing anxiety about a poultry-borne flu virus called H7N9. On Tuesday, Hong Kong agricultural workers will begin destroying 20,000 chickens. The bird flu virus H7N9 was found in a single live bird from … Continue reading Worries About Bird Flu Curtail Chinese New Year Feasts

First North American death from bird flu

North America’s first fatal case of bird flu has been announced but Canada’s health minister says risk of the disease spreading is very low The first fatal case of bird flu in North America has been reported in Canada. Officials in Canada said the victim, who was from Alberta, had just returned from Beijing. The unnamed victim, who was not identified, died on January 3, … Continue reading First North American death from bird flu

2 new viruses could both spark global outbreaks

LONDON (AP) — Two respiratory viruses in different parts of the world have captured the attention of global health officials – a novel coronavirus in the Middle East and a new bird flu spreading in China. Last week, the coronavirus related to SARS spread to France, where one patient who probably caught the disease in Dubai infected his hospital roommate. Officials are now trying to … Continue reading 2 new viruses could both spark global outbreaks

China kills market birds as flu found in pigeons

China announced a sixth death from a new bird flu strain Friday, while authorities in Shanghai halted the sale of live fowl and slaughtered all poultry at a market where the virus was detected in pigeons being sold for meat. The mass bird killing is the first so far as the Chinese government responds to the H7N9 strain of bird flu, which has sickened 16 … Continue reading China kills market birds as flu found in pigeons