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3 hrs ago | CTV

Canada on the lookout as exported MERS cases 'very likely,' WHO warns

Countries should be on the lookout for cases of MERS in people returning from Middle Eastern countries affected by the virus, the World Health Organization said Thursday in an updated risk assessment of the new coronavirus.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Medicine, Influenza, Health

4 hrs ago | World Health Organization

Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus - update

On 23, 20 and 17 April 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of 6 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, World News, China, Asia,

9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports From Us' State Of California

Hong Kong's Food Safety Department has banned imports of poultry and poultry products from a county in US state of California, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Related Topix: Health, Stanislaus County, CA, Thailand, World News

13 hrs ago | AlertNet

Bird flu found on California quail farm; Russia bans import of state's poultry

Low-pathogenic avian influenza, a disease known as bird flu, has been detected on a California quail farm earlier this month, and Russia has announced a ban on California poultry imports due to the ailment's outbreak in the state.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science

14 hrs ago | Cynsations

New Voice: Yvonne Ventresca on Pandemic

By Cynthia Leitich Smith for Cynsations Yvonne Ventresca is the first-time author of Pandemic .

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Journalism, Travel, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Infectious Diseases

15 hrs ago | Virology Journal

H5-based DNA constructs derived from selected highly pathogenic H5N1...

H5 low pathogenic avian influenza virus infection in domestic ducks is a major problem in duck producing countries.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

20 hrs ago | American Thinker

China Stealing U.S. Chicken Industry

Last August, the U.S. won a WTO dispute about high Chinese chicken tariffs. With U.S. corn prices low and Chinese consumers leery of eating Chinese-produced chicken due to outbreaks of Avian Flu in China, everything seemed set for a huge rise in U.S. poultry exports to China.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Bird Flu Found on California Quail Farm Spurs Export Bans

The disease known as bird flu has been found on a quail farm in California, prompting countries including Russia to ban poultry shipments from the state.

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Related Topix: California, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Small Molecule Inhibitors of...

The influenza A viral genome is composed of 8 segments or chromosomes which encode 11 proteins.sup.1. During infection, the virus-encoded RNA-dependent RNA polymerase converts the -stranded RNAs to strand messenger RNAs and a set of full length complementary genomic RNAs which serve as templates for genomic replication.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

Cleveland.com

Stock futures mixed; Yum Brands Chinese sales rise; Toyota sells record number of cars: A.M. Business News Links

Customers buy meals at a KFC restaurant at a shopping mall in Beijing Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.

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CiteULike

Akt inhibitor MK2206 prevents influenza pH1N1 virus infection in vitro.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Poultry

California chicken banned on avian flu fears

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bloomberg

Yum Profit Rises as Chinese Customers Return to KFC

Yum! Brands Inc. , owner of the KFC and Taco Bell restaurant chains, said yesterday that first-quarter profit rose 18 percent as sales rebounded in China .

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Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Life, Food, Dining, Health, US News

The Hartford Courant

China is a driver, not a drag, for U.S. earnings in first quarter

Economic growth may be slowing in China, and fears of a credit crunch there may be rife, but the world's second-largest economy was a driving force for U.S. company profits in the last quarter.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Yum Brands, Health, Reuters, Ansonia, CT

Reuters

China is a driver, not a drag, for U.S. earnings in first quarter

Economic growth may be slowing in China, and fears of a credit crunch there may be rife, but the world's second-largest economy was a driving force for U.S. company profits in the last quarter.

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NatureNews

Tamiflu report comes under fire

A study that calls into question the stockpiling of billions of dollars' worth of antiviral drugs to mitigate the threat of influenza pandemics has been criticized by flu researchers.

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Related Topix: Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Influenza, Health, Relenza, Zanamivir (generic), Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Yum Brands' China restaurant sales improve, shares rise

KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Tuesday said first-quarter sales at established restaurants in China, its top market, rose 9 percent as it recovers from an avian flu outbreak and a food safety scare that pummeled demand for chicken last year.

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Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Health, Life, Food, Fast Food

PR-inside.com

Global human vaccine market: CNY 19 billion industry in 2012

Vaccine I is offered for free, and its priced and purchased uniformly by the government, covering the major epidemic diseases of Hepatitis B, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, Tetanus, etc.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Chickenpox, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Pharmaceuticals

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBS Local

Delmarva Chicken Festival To End After 65 Years

The Delmarva Chicken Festival, an annual tradition to promote the region's poultry industry, will hold its final event this summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Health

Agricultural Market

Massive Soybean Default Looms as China Buyers Play Hard Ball - Top Buyer

China's top soybean buyer states that Chinese buyers may default on an additional 1.2 million tons of U.S. and South America soybeans worth $900 million to avoid incurring huge losses in a depressed local market.

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