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January 24, 2007

Biological Hazard/Asia

Japanese authorities are checking if bird flu killed more than 200
chickens at a poultry farm in southwestern Japan, the Agriculture
Ministry said today. If confirmed, it would be the second outbreak this
month of the H5N1 bird flu virus, which can be fatal to humans. The
farm, which has about 50,000 birds, is situated in Hyuga in Miyazaki

Posted by dymaxion at January 24, 2007 09:05 PM

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