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October 10, 2018 8:39 AM China lifts restrictions on area hit by African swine fever outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has lifted the restrictions on an area in Yueqing city in eastern Zhejiang province where the African swine fever outbreak was found in August, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. Local authorities removed the curbs on the infected area on Wednesday afternoon, but they must take proactive measures to prevent a recurrence 98

October 9, 2018 10:41 AM China reports new H5N6 bird flu outbreak in Hunan province

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has registered a new case of H5N6 avian bird flu on a poultry farm in southern Hunan province, the Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday. Local authorities culled 1,029 birds following the outbreak, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement on its website. The outbreak infected almost all the 519 birds 104

October 9, 2018 10:09 AM China says efforts to control African swine fever outbreak in pivotal phase

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that the country’s African swine fever outbreak remains complex and severe, and prevention and control efforts are in a pivotal period. China has reported 28 cases of the highly contagious disease in eight provinces so far, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement 109

October 9, 2018 4:47 AM China bans pig imports from Japan, Belgium over swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) - China banned imports of pigs, wild boars and products from Belgium after an outbreak of African swine fever, as well as imports from Japan after a regular swine fever outbreak, the General Administration of Customs said on Tuesday. The move follows a similar ban on imports from Bulgaria on Monday, and comes as the northeastern province 104

October 5, 2018 8:47 AM Bird flu detected at poultry farm in southern Bulgaria

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported an outbreak of bird flu virus on a farm in the southern district of Plovdiv, the national food safety agency said on Friday. Due to the virus, found on a farm in the village of Manolsko Konare near the Balkan country’s second-largest city of Plovdiv, all birds at the farm will be culled, the agency said without 88

October 3, 2018 5:58 PM Some eastern Florida beaches remain shut as red tide lingers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A rare outbreak of red tide along Florida's Atlantic Coast is keeping beaches closed. Palm Beach County officials said Wednesday that beaches will remain closed until Friday. At least six beaches have been closed since the weekend and had been expected to reopen Wednesday. Red tide is caused by algae and is common on Florida's 53

October 3, 2018 3:10 PM Ten die of MERS in Saudi Arabia among 32 cases in last three months: WHO

LONDON (Reuters) - Ten people have died among 32 infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in Saudi Arabia since June in a series of clusters of the viral disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. The latest cases, recorded between June 1 and September 16, bring the global total of laboratory-confirmed MERS cases to 2,254, with 800 deaths 83

October 2, 2018 11:26 PM Loblaw recalls some chicken products on fear of salmonella outbreak

(Reuters) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Tuesday that grocery and drugstore chain Loblaw Cos Ltd was recalling certain $10 chicken fries due to Salmonella concerns. The recall was issued amid an investigation of Salmonella outbreaks, CFIA said. Federal health regulator Health Canada said it was collaborating with other agencies 89

September 30, 2018 1:00 PM Deaths of 'zombie' raccoons continue in Central Park

At least 176 Central Park raccoons have now perished in an outbreak of a virus that causes them to act like “zombies” – and three more from Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx were recently infected. The critters are believed to have had the canine distemper virus, a fatal illness that can’t affect humans but may spread to unvaccinated dogs, officials said. Any sick raccoons 127

September 29, 2018 10:35 AM China removes restrictions where first African swine fever outbreak found

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has removed restrictions on an area in Shenyang, Liaoning province, where the nation’s first African swine fever outbreak was found last month, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday. The infected area had been sealed off for six weeks after the highly contagious disease was reported there, the statement said. The world’s 93