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May 02, 2007

Ghana confirm bird flu virus

Ghana's first case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu has been
confirmed in sick chickens by local laboratories and a US naval
laboratory in Egypt, a World Health Organisation official says.
Some 1,600 birds had already been incinerated as part of efforts to
control the outbreak on a farm 20km east of Ghana's capital Accra,

Posted by dymaxion at May 2, 2007 09:49 PM

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