Source Pravda.Ru

China announces new bird flu cases in poultry - Comments

China reported two new outbreaks of bird flu in poultry on Tuesday as three of Australia's largest cities conducted exercises to test the government's response to an outbreak of the disease. About 300 poultry died Nov. 22 in Shanshan county in China's western Xinjiang region and regional experts confirmed that they were stricken by the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu three days later, the Agriculture Ministry said in a report posted on its Web site

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