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October 30, 2018 4:41 PM U.N. Demands Immediate End to Armed Attacks in Ebola-Impacted Areas of Congo

(UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution calling for an immediate halt to attacks by armed groups in Congo that are jeopardizing the response to the Ebola outbreak. A resolution adopted Tuesday said the security situation in the areas affected by the Ebola outbreak “is severely hampering the response efforts and facilitating 87

October 29, 2018 3:10 PM Bulgaria detects bird flu at two duck farms

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria’s food safety agency reported an outbreak of the virulent bird flu virus on Monday on two duck farms in southern Bulgaria. All ducks in the farms in the village of Malevo and the village of Garvanovo will be culled to prevent the spread of the disease, which was confirmed by laboratory tests, the agency said in a statement 110

October 25, 2018 9:51 PM Hundreds of fish die along Florida's Space Coast beaches

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. – Hundreds of fish have washed ashore along Florida's Space Coast beaches, a week after the first signs of a toxic algae outbreak were reported. The dead fish, mostly mullet, were found this week from Melbourne Beach to Satellite Beach on the state's east coast. Florida Today reports that public work crews used large equipment to scoop 58

October 21, 2018 9:35 AM Fifty-five people killed in violence in northern Nigerian state of Kaduna

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Communal violence in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna over the last few days has killed 55 people, the local police commissioner said on Sunday. Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, in a telephone interview, said the clashes between two communities in the Kasuwan Magani area of southern Kaduna had led to 22 arrests. He did not give details 77

October 18, 2018 3:50 PM Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak on two farms in south

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bird flu has broken out on a duck farm and a poultry farm in southern Bulgaria, the country’s food safety agency said on Thursday. All ducks and chickens at the farms in the village of Voivodovo will be culled, the agency said, without identifying the strain of the virus. It also banned the trade and movement of domestic, wild and other 108

October 17, 2018 8:59 AM China bans pigs and pork products imports from Moldova

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned imports of pigs and pork products from Moldova to prevent spread of African swine fever, Chinese customs said on Wednesday. The ban followed five African swine fever outbreaks reported in Moldova, the customs said in a statement on its website. China also ordered the return or destruction of products shipped from the European 116

October 16, 2018 3:16 AM China's Dabeinong reports suspected African swine fever case on farm: media

BEIJING (Reuters) - One of China’s top animal feed producers said on Tuesday an affiliated firm has culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever, according to a report by the China Securities Journal. Beijing Dabeinong Technology Group Co Ltd reported the information to investors in an online interactive platform on Tuesday 122

October 15, 2018 2:39 PM WHO emergency committee to meet on Congo's Ebola outbreak

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) will convene an emergency committee on Wednesday to decide whether Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, the global health body said on Monday. The committee of independent experts may make recommendations to manage the outbreak 112

October 12, 2018 3:09 PM Papua New Guinea Government Criticized After Buying 40 Custom Maseratis

The government of Papua New Guinea has come under fire for its decision to import 40 luxury Maserati cars to ferry world leaders around the APEC summit scheduled to be held in the country next month. Officials said the Maserati Quattroporte sedans, worth more than $100,000 each and flown in on two charter airplanes from Milan, would be bought by the “private 178

October 12, 2018 8:18 AM South Africa's Tiger Brands re-opens processing facility after listeria outbreak

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Tiger Brands said on Friday it had re-opened a facility that was closed after South Africa’s biggest food producer was implicated in the world’s largest outbreak of listeria which killed more that 200 people. The health department recalled processed meat products known as “polony” and closed some processing facilities after the source 116