By Christine Hsu | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 09:27
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 | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:57
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 | Fri, 09/07/2012 - 11:31
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 | Wed, 08/22/2012 - 12:24
A pandemic unleashed by one of these diseases would infect 15 percent of the world's population, infecting a total of 1 billion.