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China Reports H5N1 Bird Flu

Sunday 2 February 2020

BEIJING (Reuters) — China reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of H5N1 bird flu at a farm in Shaoyang city of the southern province of Hunan, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Saturday.

The case occurred on a farm with 7,850 chickens, 4,500 of which have died of the bird flu. The authorities have culled 17,828 poultry following the outbreak.

Reuters’ Conway G. Gittens reports:


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