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January 12, 2006

Bird Flu News - Europe ratchets up measures to prevent spread of bird flu (AFP)Bird Flu News


Europe ratchets up measures to prevent spread of bird flu (AFP)
AFP - Authorities in Europe were stepping up precautions as bird flu lapped against its borders following an outbreak of the deadly viral disease in humans in Turkey.

Two More Turks Test Positive for Bird Flu (AP)
AP - Two more Turks tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu in preliminary tests, the government said Thursday, bringing the total number of human infections to 18. Both victims were from the stricken southeast, and had been in contact with infected birds, officials said.

Iran makes Turkey border poultry-free zone (AFP)
AFP - Iran is destroying all poultry in an area along its border with Turkey in an effort to create a buffer against the spread of bird flu.

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