H5N2 bird flu confirmed in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pingtung and Yunlin County government confirmed Tuesday an outbreak of avian influenza subtype H5N2 in over 15,000 chickens, reported CNA. Assoc...

Migratory bird infected with H5N6 bird flu in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The remains of a black-faced spoonbill discovered at a park in Tainan were confirmed to have been infected with H5N6 avian influenza and epidemic prevention has ...

Duck farm in Changhua tests positive for H5N2 bird flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Another duck farm, this time in Taiwan’s Changhua County, has been struck by a high pathogenic strain of H5N2 avian influenza, according to the Animal Disease Control Cen...

Duck carcass found at Taipei City park infected with avian flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A duck carcass found at Bihu Park, a popular park in Taipei City's Neihu District, on March 8 was confirmed on Saturday to have tested positive for H5 highly pathogenic avi...

Five more farms infected with avian flu

Taipei, March 3 (CNA) Three more farms were confirmed as infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N2 virus, and another one each with H5N8 and sub-type H5 viruses on Friday. Meanwhile, po...

Taiwan lifts poultry ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The transportation and slaughter of all poultry will be allowed again beginning Friday morning as the threat posed by the H5N6 bird flu virus has been averted, Council of ...

Bird flu spreads to Hsinchu County

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Hsinchu County in northern Taiwan reported its first case of H5N6 this year, as 400 abandoned dead chickens tested positive for the pathogenic avian flu virus. Police wer...

10 steps to prevent contracting bird flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With reports of H5N6 bird flu being detected in Taipei on Friday, and though human cases of the disease are rare, it has a high mortality rate of up to 70 percent accordin...

5 types of food to avoid during avian flu outbreak

Taipei (Taiwan News)—The spread of the highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu in Taiwan has been alarming in the past, but evading consumption of five types of food can significantly lower chances of ...

Taipei wholesale poultry market found flu-infected chicken

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As Taiwan introduced a ban on the transportation of poultry for seven days beginning Friday, a chicken found with flu symptoms at a wholesale poultry market in Taipei City was c...

Taiwan bans poultry transportation to fight bird flu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The transportation of poultry will be banned for seven days beginning Friday as a measure to combat the spread of bird flu, the Council of Agriculture announced Thursday. ...

Bird flu outbreak spreads north in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The bird flu outbreak in Taiwan has spread to the country's top poultry producer Yunlin County on Monday, reported Liberty Times. A free range chicken farm in Yunlin Cou...

Turkey farm in southern Taiwan hit hard by H5N6

Taipei (Taiwan News)—The avian flu has spread down south to Tainan City in Taiwan, following confirmation of the latest casualties at a local turkey farm. This is the second domestically conf...

Avian flu outbreaks spread in Taiwan’s Hualien, Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Avian influenza is rapidly spreading across the nation as the highly pathogenic strain of H5N6 virus was detected in Hualien, and then Tainan within one week. The first ever ...

First ever H5N6 case confirmed in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The first case of H5N6 avian influenza has been confirmed in Taiwan, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced Monday. According to CDC Deputy Director-General Phi...