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February 16, 2006

iran detects first h5n1 bird flu - world breaking news - breaking news 24/7 - news.com.au

IRAN'S veterinary organisation said today the first cases of the H5N1 strain of bird flu had been detected in wild swans in the Islamic Republic. "International laboratory results confirm that some wild swans died from bird flu," a statement from the organisation said. An official from the veterinary organisation, who declined to be named, confirmed the birds had died from the H5N1 strain of the disease, which is dangerous to humans. The dead swans came from wetlands near the Caspian Sea

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