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Bird Flu

Bird Flu: Germany culling some 55,000 poultry

The culling of about 55,000 turkeys, chickens and ducks is underway after bird-flu of the highly-contagious-H5N8-strain was found on farms in a major poultry-production region in the north-German-state of Lower-Saxony, authorities said on…

Bird Flu Spreads to Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast has said that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country.Reuters reports that the case was discovered on a farm in the village of Modeste, about 15 km (nine miles) east of the capital Abidjan.Farm owner…