Monday, October 15, 2012

Nepal: #H5N1 Bird Flu Suspected at Poultry Farm

BODE: Authorities in Bhaktapur’s Bode have culled more than 1500 chickens following a suspected outbreak of bird flu, health officials said.

The outbreak of avian influenza initially killed 500 chickens out of 2000 at the poultry farm of a local Om Khadka.

A meeting of health officials is underway at Bhaktapur to confirm whether the reported case is of bird flu.

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