France is to cull a further 360,000 ducks as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the H5N8 bird flu virus.
The slaughter will affect farms in three departments in the South West of France, a region famed for its foie gras
Bird flu returns to Europe as France becomes the latest country to find H5N8 avian influenza in wild ducksCases of H5N8 bird flu have been detected in wild ducks in Northern France amid a recent outbreak of the disease in Europe.
Cases of H5N8 bird flu have been detected in wild ducks in Northern France amid a recent outbreak of the disease in Europe.
Authorities in Germany have decided to kill 92,000 poultry after a series of high risk H5N8 bird flu cases have been confirmed across the country.
Several countries in Europe have reported outbreaks of the highly contagious bird flu strain H5N8.
Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West
[Watch] Authorities in Bulgaria are dealing with a bird flu alert. They have discovered the H5N1 strain of the virus in two dead pelicans in a
Thirty-thousand chickens have been destroyed in the Netherlands after bird flu was found at a free-range farm in eastern town of Barneveld. The
Officials in the Netherlands said on Sunday that another case of bird flu has been found on a poultry farm, the fourth in recent weeks. The
Another 10,000 chickens are to be slaughtered in the Netherlands, where a third case of avian flu has been found on a farm. It brings to more than
Dutch authorities have confirmed a case of bird flu, the second in the country this week. In the latest case officials say all 43,000 chickens at a
British health officials have begun killing 6,000 ducks at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu. The strain of the virus
The European Commission has adopted new protective measures in order to contain an outbreak of bird flu on Dutch and British farms. The measures
The European Commission is set to adopt interim protective measures to contain an outbreak of bird flu in the Netherlands. They are likely to
Dutch authorities have confirmed the bird flu identified at a poultry farm is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, detected in Europe less than two
Authorities in western Japan are disposing of more than 110,000 chickens after an outbreak of bird flu. The cull was ordered after two chickens
Chinese state agency Xinhua News Agency reported that another person has died after contracting the H7N9 bird flu. The man, aged 56, died on Friday
China has issued a warning over a deadly new strain of bird flu that has claimed the life of one woman. The new virus, called H10N8, has so far
A slaughter is underway in Hong Kong. Over 20,000 birds mostly chickens have been destroyed in a bid to stamp out the spread of the H7N9 strain of
A woman has died in Canada from the H5N1 strain of bird flu after becoming ill a week ago following a visit to Beijing. It is the first reported
Analysis of the new avian influenza A (H7N9) discovered in China earlier this year suggests that the virus was probably transmitted from human to
The new strain of the bird flu virus has been found in two people in the central Chinese province of Henan, bringing the total number of those
Beijing has reported its first case of bird flu. It is the first time that the new strain of the virus has been found in a human outside of eastern
The UN has said it is increasingly concerned about the spread of a new strain of bird flu in China. It follows the death of another person
The World Health Organisation has said there is no cause for panic even though a new strain of bird flu has spread to humans in China. Six people