By Christine Hsu | Dec 26, 2012 09:27 AM EST
At least 150,000 chickens and 300,000 eggs have been destroyed at a giant poultry farm near Dhaka in Bangladesh after the major outbreak of avian flu was detected last week.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 15, 2012 11:57 AM EDT
Authorities in Nepal on Monday destroyed hundreds of chickens and eggs after an outbreak of bird flu hit the country's capital Kathmandu, according to a government official.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 07, 2012 11:31 AM EDT
A new very dangerous strain of the bird flu virus that may have a higher risk of causing human death than previously identified strains has appeared in Vietnam and is spreading fast, according to state media reports.
By Makini Brice | Aug 22, 2012 12:24 PM EDT
A pandemic unleashed by one of these diseases would infect 15 percent of the world's population, infecting a total of 1 billion.