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OUTBREAKS AROUND THE WORLD: H5N8 VIRUS IN SAUDI ARABIA

“H5N8: Saudi Arabia reports outbreak of HIGHLY pathogenic bird flu virus” “An outbreak of a particularly contagious bird flu virus has been reported in Saudi Arabia, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) warns, as the world struggles to contain … Continue reading

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CHINA: ANOTHER DISEASE OUTBREAK

“China gut-punched as 2nd deadly disease breaks out” “The Chinese province adjacent to the one where the coronavirus first appeared is facing an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu, according to news reports. What officials said was a highly pathogenic strain … Continue reading

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“ANIMAL DIE-OFFS escalate: Alaskan cod… Australian… dead seabirds”

“Over the past five years, cod numbers have fallen drastically. In 2014, 113,830 metric tons were pulled from the Pacific, but in 2017, there were only 68,000 metric tons fished from the region. Their population has been reduced by half. Oceanic … Continue reading

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Die Off: “U.S., Canada have lost 3 BILLION birds since 1970…”

“Scientists like Marra have long known that birds were in trouble, having watched their favorite species fade from view. But he said they didn’t understand the scale of the crisis — until now. For a study published Sep. 19 in the … Continue reading

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“Texas experiment tries to poison feral hogs with sodium nitrite… [Kills hundreds of birds instead]”

“Last year, the science geniuses in an unnamed county in North Texas decided to field test a new hog bait product that’s laced with sodium nitrite. The product is called “Hog-Gone,” and it’s made of some of the very same … Continue reading

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No Joke: U.S. Creating Bird Flu Which Can Kill Millions Of People

The National Institutes of Health will allow the viral engineering despite fears One expert said if the viruses break out of labs they could kill millions of people Professor Steven Salzberg, from Johns Hopkins University, called it ‘dangerous’ The US … Continue reading

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“‘DISEASE X’: New Strain Of Bird Flu Kills 40% Of Those Who Contract, 100s Dead In China”

“A “new” strain of deadly bird flu dubbed “Disease X” by the World Health Organization (WHO) has killed hundreds of people in China, and is just three mutations away from becoming transmissible between humans, according to experts. The strain, H7N9, circulates … Continue reading

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