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February 28, 2006

Bird Flu in Ethiopia - Kenya Testing Dead BirdsfluFactor

The Ethiopian government confirmed the presence of bird flu in the country today but the strain of flu is unknown. Local tests have confirmed that 6,000 chickens that have died since February 16, were victims of avian flu. Additional samples have been sent to Italy to determine if they suffered from or another strain of the flu.The government plans to cull an additional 9,000 birds on the government owned farm that is experiencing the outbreak.country-region place Kenya is also conducting tests on 400 chickens that have died there over the past week.

Via PubSub: "h5n1"

Posted by dymaxion at February 28, 2006 09:36 PM

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