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Asian factory farming boom spreading animal diseases like avian influenza

Tom Levitt

11th February, 2011

Increasing density of livestock production and poor biosecurity in Asia is encouraging epidemics, with a new disease emerging every four months, says new International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) report more...
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Wild birds blamed for deadly disease

News

16th November, 2007

Bird conservation groups have reacted strongly to suggestions that wild birds may be responsible for the latest outbreak of avian influenza on a free-range poultry farm in Suffolk. more...
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Avian flu - the ecology of an epidemic

Pat Thomas

1st December, 2005

Bird flu has been raging through Asia for more than a decade. But it is only recently that most of us have started to pay attention to the story. Pat Thomas seperates fact from fiction and asks whether this is a random act of nature or yet another man-made disaster. more...

avian flu: 1/3 of 3

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