Tech & Science Further relaxation at bird flu
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chickens can be pecked back in the open air: The stable duty for poultry has been repealed for the urge of Erfurt and for the United Kingdom area, as the city administrations of the two municipalities announced on Tuesday. The poultry pest therefore applies as extinct in both areas. Thus, poultry products such as eggs and meat can be transported from the stocks.
Previously, several other counties had already repealed the stable duty. This had been gradually adopted in wide parts Thuringia, after being demonstrated in March for poultry influenzaVirus H5N8 on a poultry house in the Weimar country and also known further cases.
For people, bird flu is considered harmless. Although experts from the Robert Koch Institute and the Friedrich-Loeffler Institute do not exclude a transfer of H5N8 viruses to people, but refer to that such illness cases have not yet been observed in people.
Flu vaccinations down, leaving healthcare workers worried about vaccine confidence .
Healthcare professionals in regional Queensland are worried people who would normally get their influenza vaccination are skipping it this year. Mount Isa Pharmacy First owner and pharmacist Leigh Houldsworth said there had been a "wobble" in vaccination confidence."We're seeing about a 30 per cent to 40 per cent decline in influenza vaccines being delivered this year," Ms Houldsworth said. "That's super concerning going into winter." Ms Houldsworth said with COVID-19 still "on the radar" she and her staff were working extra hard to get the community vaccinated.