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The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. commented Tuesday on the recent confirmation of outbreaks of the Highly Pathogenic avian ‘flu (HPAI) in Germany, the Netherlands...

The Fødevarestyrelsen, the Danish Food and Veterinary Administration (computer translated), has raised the threat rating from low to medium over the discovery of the highly pathogenic avian influenza...

In a follow-up to a story yesterday concerning the avian influenza (AI) outbreak in Yorkshire, England, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency (DEFRA)...

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Several Trinity College Dublin students staying at Goldsmith Hall had to move to different accommodations after a infestation of bedbugs was discovered, according to an Independent.ie report. Despite...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Europe’s third bird flu outbreak in less than two weeks has been tentatively identified as an H5 variety – although further testing is required...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary Although it is a little rough, we’ve a translation of a letter posted on the central government site for the Netherlands (Rijksoverheid.nl) that confirms...

In what has been reported to be the third largest Legionnaires’ disease outbreak seen since the disease was first discovered in 1976, the outbreak in suburban Portugal has claimed the lives of more people. The...

In a follow-up to the large Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Vila Franca de Xira in suburban Lisbon, the Directorate-General for Health of Portugal now puts the number of cases at 302, including...

Uncooked and undercooked pork is notorious for harboring a number of infectious agents that can sicken people. Two countries in Europe are warning of two different infectious microorganisms being found...

In a follow-up to an earlier story, Portuguese health officials say that cooling towers at a fertilizer plant were the likely source of an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, Reuters reports. Environment...