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Briefing

THE WEEK FIFA OFFICIALS GOT NABBED ‘I acted inexcusably.’ JOSH DUGGAR, star of the reality-TV series 19 Kids and Counting, after allegations that he molested...

Bird Flu Lands on Bali

The island of Bali has always been a separate part of Indonesia. A Hindu province inside the biggest Muslim country in the world, a jet-setting resort inside a...

Battle for a Vaccine

Each year 1.4 million children under the age of 5, almost all from the developing world, die from diseases that could be easily prevented with a vaccine. For...

Danger from the Bird-Flu Drug?

In 2004 a 17-year-old boy in the Japanese town of Gero suddenly ran out of his home and into the middle of a busy street, where he was struck and killed by a...

Guarding the Henhouse

Joe Chisholm, 62, has taken every precaution that he and the poultry industry can think of to protect his chicken farm in Pocomoke City, Md., from avian flu...

Wing It

Concerns over avian flu have given the birds of Asia bad press of late. But there's ample opportunity to enjoy the region's dazzling array of 1,900 bird species...

A New Bird Flu Cluster

Public fears of bird flu seem to have abated in recent weeks, but scientists know the world is always one viral mutation away from a deadly pandemic. That...

Bird Flu Watch

Countries around the world have been stockpiling the antiviral drug Tamiflu in preparation for a possible avian-flu pandemic. But a review published in the...

Selling Chickens in Bird Flu Country

There are few marketing challenges quite so daunting as selling chickens in a country made skittish over avian flu. At a market in south Jakarta, one...

The French Resistance

Raising ducks and chickens in the fresh air is a rooted way of life in the Landes region of southwestern France, where foie gras is the highest expression of...

Optimism Follows Global Bird Flu Summit

Poultry was on the lunch menu and on the agenda at World Health Organization (WHO) this week as animal and health experts from 100 countries discussed how to...