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Tag: flu

Grim scenes as chicken cull gets underway

THOUSANDS of live chickens were placed in cages, gassed, and dumped in container lorries yesterday as a cull of 40,000 birds started at the...

“Culling equipment” arrives at chicken farm hit by avian flu

EQUIPMENT believed to be used for the gassing of 40,000 chickens was seen arriving today at the Fife farm hit by an outbreak of...

Speedway star almost killed by pneumonia

MOTORCYCLING star Theo Pijper today revealed he nearly died after mistaking pneumonia for a touch of 'flu. The 32-year-old Dutch Speedway racer said he was...

Thousands of flu vaccines recalled

  THOUSANDS of doses of flu vaccine are being recalled over fears they are making patients ill. Around 300,000 Preflucel vaccines are being withdrawn from doctor’s...

Protein find ‘could lead to new flu treatments’

A FLU-killing protein that occurs naturally in the human body as part of our immune response could lead to new treatments for the virus,...

Scientists using smart phone technology to track airborne infections

SCIENTISTS are using smart phone technology to track and predict the spread of infectious diseases. Researchers at Edinburgh Napier University have been working with...

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