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Around the globe, many nations are realizing that the potential for bioterrorism isn't just about the U.S., officials say.
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said Wednesday that the dramatic die-off of honey bees around the world is not due to any one single factor.
A worldwide vaccination campaign has finally succeeded in ridding the globe of a disease that has been plaguing cattle for millennia, the world's paramount veterinary agency announced on Thursday.
More Accurate Name for Human Illnesses Occurring Now is 'North American Flu' WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Meat Institute (AMI) urged the news media to cease inaccurate references to swine flu because they are creating confusion among the public. "According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), North American Flu is a more accurate description of the virus that has affected people in North America," said AMI President J.
The government said Friday four more people infected with the Ebola-Reston virus have been discovered in the Philippines and the possibility of pig-to-human transmission cannot be dismissed.
LONDON (Reuters) - An outbreak of bird flu among poultry in Nigeria is the H5N1 strain that can kill people, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said in a statement on Wednesday, the first time the virus has been found in Africa.
An outbreak of bird flu among poultry in Nigeria is the H5N1 strain that can kill people, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said in a statement on Wednesday, the first time the virus has been found in Africa.
Animal and public health experts firmed up plans at an international meeting on Tuesday to halt the spread of bird flu as the hardest-hit country, Vietnam, reported its 42nd death from the avian virus.
By David Evans PARIS (Reuters) - The discovery of bird flu in Romania and Turkey supports the theory the deadly virus is being spread by migrating wildfowl, scientists said on Tuesday.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.