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February 16, 2006

lab tests show h5n1 in dead slovenian swan - boston.com

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - A swan found in Slovenia this month died of the lethal H5N1 avian flu virus strain, according to laboratory tests performed in Italy, a government spokesman told Reuters on Thursday. This is the first confirmed case of H5N1 in Slovenia, a tiny former Yugoslav republic... in October, when it culled thousands of local poultry. "The lab tests from Italy confirmed the H5N1.... So far, the H5N1 strain has been confirmed in four other EU countries -- Greece, Italy, Austria

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