US poultry producers harden safety measures as bird flu spreads

CHICAGO, Feb 11 (Reuters) – US poultry producers are tightening safety measures for their flocks as disease experts warn that wild birds are likely spreading a highly lethal form of avian flu across the country. Indiana on Wednesday reported highly pathogenic bird flu on a commercial turkey farm, leading China, South Korea and Mexico to … Read more

US confirms highly pathogenic bird flu at Indiana turkey farm

CHICAGO, Feb 9 (Reuters) – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian flu in an Indiana turkey flock on Wednesday, the nation’s first case in a commercial poultry operation since 2020. The outbreak brought swift reaction from importers seeking to limit the spread of the bird flu. China and … Read more

S.Korea turns to self-treatment as Omicron fuels COVID surge

A boy wearing a mask to prevent contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) walks on a zebra crossing in Seoul, South Korea, January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SEOUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) – South Korea said on Thursday patients with mild coronavirus symptoms will have to treat themselves, … Read more