Friday, 2 December 2016 PARIS (Reuters) - France has detected a case of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu on a duck farm in the southwest, the first on-farm outbreak of the virus in the European Union's biggest poultry breeder, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
France will cull a further 360,000 ducks as part of efforts to prevent a spread of the H5N8 bird flu virus, the country's farm ministry said on Tuesday. DNA - WorldAlso reported by •Reuters •euronews •New Zealand Herald
The Chinese mainland has approved human trials of four vaccines for the H7N9 bird flu virus as authorities struggle to contain the deadliest outbreak of the... S.China Morning Post - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •euronews •New Zealand Herald
PARIS (Reuters) - Cameroon has confirmed a case of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for... Reuters - HealthAlso reported by •S.China Morning Post •DNA