News Archive

  • Transmitters fixed on birds, The Hindu, December 21, 2008
  • Migratory birds do not cause bird flu: experts, The Nation, November 17, 2008
  • DEC gets assistance from duck hunters, Watertown Daily Times, October 5, 2008
  • Scientists dispute role of migration in bird flu outbreak, Voice of America, August 14, 200
  • Bird flu: New strain found in Africa, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, August 11, 2008

  • United Nations Warns of Bird Flu Resurgence, U.S. News & World Report, August 30, 2011
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    • Bird flu search finds none yet coming to N. America, Reuters, June 10, 2008

    • Siberian birds test positive for bird flu antibodies, Russian News and Information Agency, May 19, 2008

    • Deadly H5N1 bird flu virus detected in wild swan found dead in Hokkaido, Mainichi Daily News, May 6, 2008

    • U.K. wild goose has H5N1 avian flu, Farmer's Guardian, March 3, 2008

    • Link between migratory birds, avian influenza unsubstantiated, The International News, Feb. 10, 2008

    • Thousands of miles from home, and possibly carrying avian flu, New York Times, January 29, 2008

    • Fifth swan tests positive for H5N1 bird flu, Reuters, January 21, 2008

    • Wild swans in Britain found dead of bird flu, Environmental News Service, January 10, 2008

    • WHO urges vigilance as bird flu spreads, Associated Press, December 17, 2007

    • Hong Kong bird reserve closed after H5N1 case, Reuters, December 13, 2007

    • Testing of wild birds reveals no sign of avian flu, Tundra Drums, November 16, 2007

    • Bird flu cases are deadly H5N1 strain, Reuters, November 13, 2007

    • Faster bird flu test developed, Science Daily, September 25, 2007

    • China confirms new bird flu outbreak, Bangkok Post, September 18, 2007

    • U.N. says domestic birds mainly to blame for spreading bird flu, not wild birds, International Herald Tribune (AP), September 3, 2007

    • France reports four ducks found with bird flu, Voice of America, August 14, 2007

    • Germany finds bird flu virus in dead ducks, New York Times (Europe), August 5, 2007

    • Two swans die of H5N1 in northeastern France, Forbes, July 31, 2007

    • Germany culls poultry after bird flu found in pet, Reuters, July 9, 2007

    • French, German bird flu outbreaks may signal more, Bloomberg, July 5, 2007

    • Wild bird culls not avian flu answer, say scientists, Scotsman, June 30, 2007

    • More bird flu found in swans in Germany, Voice of America, June 26, 2007

    • Bird flu found in several birds in southern Germany, International Herald Tribune, June 23, 2007

    • Bird flu found in Siberian ducks, Science Daily (UPI), June 19, 2007

    • GPS devices implanted into birds to track migratory routes, The China Post, May 28, 2007

    • U.S. to test fewer wild birds in 2007, Reuters, May 4, 2007
    • U.K. bird flu outbreak: wild birds exonerated, BirdLife International, April 19, 2007
    • FDA approves first bird flu vaccine for humans, FDA news release, April 17, 2007

      Bird flu study shows new strains, Western spread, Newswise, April 16, 2007
    • No person-to-person spread of bird flu yet, Science Daily (UPI), March 22, 2007
    • Feathers could yield maps to predict bird flu outbreaks, LiveScience, March 21, 2007

      Scientists doubt sick birds can migrate to Alaska, KTUU-TV, March 15, 2007
    • Study says southern China is source of avian flu, Bloomberg, March 6, 2007
    • FDA advisors OK bird flu vaccine, CNNMoney.com, February 28, 2007
    • FDA tests bird flu vaccine effectiveness, CBS News (AP), February 26, 2007

    • Bird flu outbreak shuts farms near Moscow, New York Times, February 21, 2007

    • No sign of deadly avian flu found in the U.S., MSNBC (Reuters), February 15, 2007

      Most bird flu victims under 40, WHO analysis finds, CNN (Reuters), February 12, 2006
    • UN: Wild birds not to blame for bird flu spread, Fox News (AP), February 9, 2007
    • Cleanup on U.K. farm after avian flu culling, BBC, February 6, 2007
    • Taiwan to track migratory birds, The China Post, January 26, 2007
    • WHO official: recent bird flu cases a reminder of threat, Voice of America, January 12, 2007
    • Hong Kong: dead wild bird tests positive for avian flu, International Herald Tribune (AP), January 6, 2007
    • Cornell report: avian flu unlikely to spread in water treatment systems, Cornell Chronicle, January 2, 2007 
  • Most bird flu victims under 40, WHO analysis finds, CNN (Reuters), February 12, 2006
  • UN: Wild birds not to blame for bird flu spread, Fox News (AP), February 9, 2007
  • Cleanup on U.K. farm after avian flu culling, BBC, February 6, 2007
  • Taiwan to track migratory birds, The China Post, January 26, 2007
  • WHO official: recent bird flu cases a reminder of threat, Voice of America, January 12, 2007
  • Hong Kong: dead wild bird tests positive for avian flu, International Herald Tribune (AP), January 6, 2007
  • Cornell report: avian flu unlikely to spread in water treatment systems, Cornell Chronicle, January 2, 2007
  • U.S. bird flu detection plan is wild goose chase, study says, National Geographic News, December 5, 2006
  • Study: Trade in birds biggest risk to introducing H5N1 to North America, Canadian Press, December 4, 2006
  • Checks of migratory birds show no avian flu in U.S., San Francisco Chronicle, November 17, 2006
  • Scientists find clues to pandemic bird flu, BBC, November 16, 2006
  • New strain of bird flu takes over, Scientific American, October 30, 2006
  • U.S. expecting more low-pathogenic bird flu, San Diego Union-Tribune, October 26, 2006
  • Scientists examine merits of novel bird flu vaccine, E-Commerce Times (AP), October 13, 2006
  • Cornell testing for bird flu, Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin, October 8, 2006
  • Avian flu testing begins in Hawaii, The Honolulu Advertiser, September 16, 2006
  • Canadian wild bird surveillance turns up no H5N1 bird flu, Canadian Press, September 7, 2006
  • Swans fitted with transmitters in bird flu fight, Reuters, September 6, 2006
  • Tests find no H5N1 avian flu in Alaskan birds, USDA news release, August 29, 2006
  • Scientists call for global plan to share flu data, Science, August 2006
  • Avian flu information on wild birds available, USGS News Release, August 24, 2006
  • Cornell's new lab to fight bird flu, The Post-Standard, August 15, 2006
  • Bird flu monitoring goes nationwide, CBS News, August 10, 2006
  • German zoo finds H5N1 bird flu in dead swan, Reuters, August 4, 2006
  • Bird flu pandemic alarm more muted, Houston Chronicle, August 1, 2006
  • Study of duck hunters and non-lethal bird flu, Washington Post, July 27, 2006.

  • Super computer tackles bird flu, BBC News, July 21, 2006
  • U.N. warns bird flu spreading more rapidly, Voice of America, July 10, 2006
  • Spain detects its first case of bird flu, Reuters, July 7, 2006
  • Human avian influenza follows seasonal patterns, Washington File, July 3, 2006
  • Call for computer imaging to combat avian flu, New York Times (Reuters), June 27, 2006
  • New bird flu outbreak hits Siberia, RIA Novosti, June 27, 2006
  • Azerbaijan avian flu cases linked to swans, The Guardian, June 26, 2006
  • Oregon wild birds will be tested for avian flu, Statesman Journal, June 20, 2006
  • Maine testing migratory birds for avian flu, Boston Globe, June 15, 2006
  • New group will test wild birds for flu, United Press International, June 9, 2006
  • U.N. agency plans bird-tracking system to monitor flu spread, Bloomberg, June 1, 2006
  • Cornell University researchers battle threat of avian flu
    Cornell Chronicle, series

  • Scientists look at bird trade in the spread of avian flu, Bloomberg, May 31, 2006
  • U.S. poultry experts using GOOGLE to beat bird flu, Reuters, May 30, 2006
  • WHO issues plan to limit bird flu outbreak in humans, Reuters, May 30, 2006

  • Bird flu vaccine being tested on volunteers in Moscow, ITAR-TASS, May 30, 2006
  • Bird flu trail leads medical detectives back to poultry farms, Bloomberg, May 29, 2006
  • Conference to address questions about avian flu and wild birds, FAO news release, May 25, 2006
  • China reports 2 new avian flu outbreaks among migratory birds, Forbes, May 24, 2006
  •  Bird flu not immediate threat to wild birds
    The Mississippi Press, May 21, 2006  

  • Canada expands testing of migratory birds
    Calgary Sun, May 18, 2006

  • Testing for bird flu begins in Alaska
    Washington Post (AP), May 18, 2006

  • Indonesia probes bird flu cluster,
    Reuters, May 15, 2006

  • Avian flu wanes in Asian nations it first hit hard, New York Times, May 14, 2006
  • Migrating birds didn't carry deadly flu, New York Times, May 11, 2006
  • Bird markets pose major threat for transfer of deadly avian flu virus Cornell Chronicle, May 9, 2006
  • WSYR-TV, Syracuse, NY, avian flu report, interviews with Cornell Lab of Ornithology experts, May 9, 2006
  • Veterinarians raise concern about bird flu film
    Portsmouth Herald-News, May 7, 2006

  • U.S. releases bird flu response plan
    Forbes, May 3, 2006

  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology task force copes with anxieties over avian flu 
    Cornell Chronicle, April 26, 2006

  • Migratory birds are unlikely to infect humans or poultry in U.S. with deadly avian flu, say Cornell bird experts
    Cornell Chronicle, April 26, 2006

  • Congress to fund avian flu crisis plan
    United Press International, April 25, 2006

  • Pakistani capital shaken, stirred over bird flu
    Boston Globe (Reuters), April 25, 2006

  • Tests: pigeons don’t pose bird flu trouble
    San Jose Mercury News (AP), April 23, 3006

  • U.S. poultry farms defend against bird flu
    Washington Post (AP), April 22, 2006

  • Bird flu virus may be spread by smuggling
    New York Times, April 15, 2006

  • Cornell University researchers battle threat of avian flu
    Cornell Chronicle, series