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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Bird flu confirmed in Nawalparasi
NAWALPARASI, AUG 06 -
Bird flu has been confirmed in Nawalparasi district.
Thebird fluwas confirmed after lab test carried out on samples from the dead fowls of Lila Mahato of Prasauni-1 tested positive to H5N1, the virus that causes the disease. The District Livestock Office, Nawalparasi, had sent the samples for lab test on July 31.
Veterinary doctor, Uttam Acharya, said that according to the lab report the samples tested positive for thebird fluvirus.