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February 07, 2007

H5N1 returns to Pakistan

Via BBC News Online: Deadly bird flu found in Pakistan. Excerpt:

The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found close to the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.

All the chickens in the infected flock died from the flu or were slaughtered, officials say. "We believe it is an isolated case," a spokesman said.

Last March H5N1 was found in north-west Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

Posted by dymaxion at February 7, 2007 10:17 PM

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