(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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading China kills market birds as flu found in pigeons