Montevideo, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay´s health authorities on Wednesday reported fresh outbreak of bird flu and announced reinforced health controls to prevent the disease from spreading to productive farms.
Geneva, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) A woman in southern China has died after testing positive for H3N8 avian influenza, marking the first human death from this strain, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Mexico City, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) There are outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu in Latin America and it should be tracked to avoid transmissions, the academic of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Samuel Ponce de Leon warned.
Santiago de Chile, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Chile´s Agriculture Minister Esteban Valenzuela on Tuesday confirmed the second case of bird flu in an egg-producing company based in the southern region of Maule.
Managua, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) The national drill to prevent a bird flu outbreak has been underway for second day in Nicaragua in order to train healthcare teams and population for possible nationwide emergency.
Managua, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua is currently stepping up protection actions to prevent bid flu virus ahead of cases recently detected in Central America, the country's Vice President Rosario Murillo informed on Friday.
Phnom Penh, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cambodian Ministry of Health confirmed the diagnosis of the second case of a person infected with bird flu A H5N1, a disease that already caused the death of a minor. The second victim of the bird flu is the father of the deceased girl, 11 years old, both residents of a village in Prey Veng province.
Buenos Aires, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The National Agrifood Health and Quality Service of Argentina (Senasa) announced the adoption of extraordinary measures in view of the declaration of emergency due to the detection of cases of avian influenza.
Quito, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador´s Agency of Regulation and Phytosanitary and Zoosanitary Control (AGROCALIDAD) on Wednesday confirmed the arrival of four million doses of vaccines against bird flu.