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Poultry Around the World

Mark Clements' view of the world poultry industry with a British twist.

Boy in India dies from avian influenza

Eleven-year-old child from a state where virus not thought to be circulating dies from H5N1 infection.
While avian influenza has not proved to be the threat to human health once feared, the death of a boy in India sees that country join the list of those unfortunate enough to have recorded human AI fatalities.
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ASF re-emergence in Americas a warning to all

African swine fever has returned to the Americas after an absence of almost 40 years. Should the poultry industry be worried?
The re-emergence of African swine fever in the Dominican Republic is a warning to all animal protein producers to never let biosecurity lapse.
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