10,500 turkeys will be culled after bird flu outbreak at North Yorkshire plant

10,500 turkeys will be culled after bird flu outbreak at North Yorkshire plant – with less than four weeks to Christmas All of the turkeys at the site in North Yorkshire will now be ‘humanely culled’  A 3km and 10km zone has also been put in place to stop the disease spreading  Public Health England … Read more 10,500 turkeys will be culled after bird flu outbreak at North Yorkshire plant

10,500 turkeys will be culled after bird flu outbreak at North Yorkshire plant

10,500 turkeys will be culled after bird flu outbreak at North Yorkshire plant – with less than four weeks to Christmas All of the turkeys at the site in North Yorkshire will now be ‘humanely culled’  A 3km and 10km zone has also been put in place to stop the disease spreading  Public Health England … Read more 10,500 turkeys will be culled after bird flu outbreak at North Yorkshire plant

Swan deaths across Britain are linked to wave of bird flu sweeping into Britain from Europe

Swan deaths across Britain are linked to wave of bird flu sweeping into Britain from Europe Outbreaks of H5N8 have been confirmed in Gloucestershire, Devon and Dorset Swans were found spinning in circles and bleeding from the nostrils in Cumbria Bird keepers across the UK have been placed under strict biosecurity measures  By Joe Davies For … Read more Swan deaths across Britain are linked to wave of bird flu sweeping into Britain from Europe

‘Supervaccine’ that fights coronavirus and the flu could be available in as little as a year 

‘Supervaccine’ that fights coronavirus and the flu could be available in as little as a year Professor Ronald Eccles said was no hurdle to combining two jabs in one shot He said easier for people to go for one vaccination, rather than going for two  Combining multiple vaccines is commonplace with childhood vaccination By Mail on Sunday … Read more ‘Supervaccine’ that fights coronavirus and the flu could be available in as little as a year 

How GPs running out of flu jabs makes you fear what might happen with the Covid-19 vaccine 

It’s been billed as the biggest flu vaccination programme in history – the Government’s plan for everyone over the age of 50 to get the jab on the NHS this winter. The aim is to protect 30 million vulnerable Britons – around 10 million more than in previous years – in a bid to avoid … Read more How GPs running out of flu jabs makes you fear what might happen with the Covid-19 vaccine 

How GPs running out of flu jabs makes you fear what might happen with the Covid-19 vaccine 

It’s been billed as the biggest flu vaccination programme in history – the Government’s plan for everyone over the age of 50 to get the jab on the NHS this winter. The aim is to protect 30 million vulnerable Britons – around 10 million more than in previous years – in a bid to avoid … Read more How GPs running out of flu jabs makes you fear what might happen with the Covid-19 vaccine 

Free-flu jabs will be offered to over-50s as NHS battles ‘twin threat’ of flu and coronavirus

People over the age of 50 will be entitled to a free flu vaccine from the beginning of next month as part of an expanded jab rollout in the face of the ‘twin threats’ of flu and coronavirus. This latest age group can be vaccinated by their GP or pharmacist in England from December 1, … Read more Free-flu jabs will be offered to over-50s as NHS battles ‘twin threat’ of flu and coronavirus

Bird flu outbreak on Kent farm leads to culling of 500 ducks and chickens

Not now, bird flu! Almost 500 ducks and chickens will be culled after avian influenza outbreak on Kent farm Almost 500 birds will be killed at a Kent farm after aviation influenza was found A 1km restriction zone has been placed around the affected farm in Deal, Kent Public Health England said the outbreak does … Read more Bird flu outbreak on Kent farm leads to culling of 500 ducks and chickens

Two antiviral drugs used to treat flu and HIV to be trialled on positive Covid-19 patients

Two antiviral drugs are set to begin early human trials in London-based coronavirus patients. A UCL-led study, dubbed the FLARE trial, will investigate the efficacy of favipiravir, which is used to treat the flu, and the cocktail of lopinavir/ritonavir which is given to HIV patients.  Scientists are recruiting 240 participants between the ages of 18 … Read more Two antiviral drugs used to treat flu and HIV to be trialled on positive Covid-19 patients