Medicine River Wildlife Centre makes gains in 2022, despite avian flu

Some ice-stranded grebes and fox kits with avian flu are just some of the cases that kept wildlife rescue workers at the Medicine River Wildlife Center hopping in 2022. But…

Cornell Veterinary Medicine helps keep number of avian flu cases low

In mid-February, the owners of a backyard flock in Suffolk County, NY, noticed two guinea hens and three of their chickens were sick; three days later, the birds were dead.…

Deadly bird flu returns to Midwest earlier than expected | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By STEVE KARNOWSKI – Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bird flu has returned to the Midwest earlier than authorities expected after a lull of several months, with the highly pathogenic…

Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine’s Perkins gives guidance on canine flu

Article body Canine influenza is a highly contagious disease that can be rapidly transmitted through dog populations, particularly those in kennel or clinic environments, as well as other areas that…

Bird flu kills 700 black vultures, closes animal sanctuary | Health, Medicine and Fitness

LOCUST GROVE, Ga. (AP) — Bird flu has killed hundreds of wild black vultures at a Georgia sanctuary that houses more than 1,500 other animals. No other birds at Noah’s…

State veterinarian says Illinois appears to be ‘over the hump’ on avian flu threat

A wave of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI, or “bird flu”) that began on Feb. 9 with an infected commercial flock of turkeys in Indiana has resulted in the depopulation…

Many sick birds brought to Medicine River Wildlife Centre this spring have fatal avian flu – Red Deer Advocate

Some shaky, lethargic birds being brought to the Medicine River Wildlife Center this spring are beyond help. So far, about 20 feathered creatures — from waterfowl to raptors, crows and…

Sixth avian flu infection site in Kandiyohi County, first in Yellow Medicine among 34 total in Minnesota – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — New confirmations of avian flu in Minnesota bring the number of infection sites to 34, including the sixth site in Kandiyohi County and the first reported site in…

University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine tracking the spread of bird flu, one test at a time

Throughout the country, an extremely infectious disease called highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been circulating rapidly among flocks of chicken and turkeys. While the disease poses little risk to…

A flu pandemic could be even worse than Covid-19 has been, National Academy of Medicine says

Work must begin now to begin next generation vaccine development and build capacity in low and middle income countries to make their own vaccines without relying on the supply of…