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December 28, 2006

Farms sealed off as swan's death brings bird flu to UK

A STRAIN of deadly bird flu has killed a swan in Britain. A two-mile exclusion zone was thrown around the farm in Scotland where the bird was found. It died from the H5 virus, the same family as the H5N1 bug which has killed more than 100 people and millions of birds worldwide. Experts said it was ...

Posted by dymaxion at December 28, 2006 10:29 PM

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