Concerns over the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu surfaced again across Asia Tuesday after scientists confirmed outbreaks among birds in Japan, Thailand and Vietnam, and a woman in Indonesia died.
After scares that an Indonesian family died from human-to-human transmission of the bird flu, a team of United Nations veterinary experts are working to set up a countrywide surveillance system to monitor the disease's spread and train local people to…
The Asian carp, first brought to U.S. waterways to eat overabundant algae, is becoming a major menace to fishermen in states such as Illinois by gobbling up plankton and depriving other fish of food.
A British laboratory has found that two victims of Turkey's bird flu outbreak died from a slightly mutated strain of the H5N1 virus, raising fears the virus could start spreading more easily.
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