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Morocco herds threatened, U.N. agency says

RABAT, Morocco, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A deadly viral disease is threatening livestock in Morocco, jeopardizing the local and neighboring economies, a U.N. agency said Tuesday.

Indonesia's bird flu situation 'grave'

NEW YORK, March 20 (UPI) -- Avian influenza is deeply entrenched in Indonesia despite an international containment effort, a U.N. report said Thursday,

U.N. says $100M needed to stop bird flu

ROME, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization says it needs $100 million to stop avian influenza and prevent a possible human pandemic.

Birds may spread bird flu along flyways

ROME, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Wild birds may spread avian influenza along their migratory routes, the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization warned Wednesday.

Plan to combat bird flu unveiled

UNITED NATIONS, July 6 (UPI) -- Vaccinations for birds and education programs for farmers are aspects of avian influenza control strategy, say experts at international conference in Malaysia.

U.N. announces anti-bird flu networks.

UNITED NATIONS, July 30 (UPI) -- The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has announced a series of regional veterinary networks to better battle bird flu.
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Dr. Joseph Domenech, Chief Veterinary Officer/Chief Animal Health Service of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, speaks to the press following an Asia-Pacific regional meeting of the Global Framework for the Progressive Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases (GF-TADs) in Tokyo on MarCH 7, 2005. (UPI Photo/Keizo Mori)
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