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December 19, 2005

radio australia - news - birdflu hits malawi

The deaths of thousands of birds in the Southern African country of Malawi have raised fears of a bird flu outbreak. Africa Correspondent Zoe Daniel reports Malawi is the third country in Africa to report a bird flu scare. Both Kenya and Ethiopia also tested for the deadly H5N1 strain of flu after a high number of bird deaths, but no trace of flu has yet been found on the continent. In Malawi thousands of birds have died about 200 kilometres East of the capital Lilongwe. Authorities believe

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