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Fresh bird flu cases emerge in France

Thousands of farm birds have been put to the slaughter to combat the spread of avian influenza in France's foie gras heartland.

Thousands of farm birds have been put to the slaughter to combat the spread of avian influenza in France's foie gras heartland.

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Germany to cull thousands of poultry after bird flu outbreak

Authorities in Germany have decided to kill 92,000 poultry after a series of high risk H5N8 bird flu cases have been confirmed across the country.

Authorities in Germany have decided to kill 92,000 poultry after a series of high risk H5N8 bird flu cases have been confirmed across the country.

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Risk of bird flu rockets in parts of Europe

France has raised the level of alert about an outbreak of the disease from "negligeable" to "heightened" in some regions.

France has raised the level of alert about an outbreak of the disease from "negligeable" to "heightened" in some regions.

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Ivory Coast uncovers new bird flu case

Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West

Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West

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Bird flu alert in Bulgaria after virus found in dead pelicans

[Watch] Authorities in Bulgaria are dealing with a bird flu alert. They have discovered the H5N1 strain of the virus in two dead pelicans in a

[Watch] Authorities in Bulgaria are dealing with a bird flu alert. They have discovered the H5N1 strain of the virus in two dead pelicans in a

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Fourth case of bird flu discovered in Holland

Officials in the Netherlands said on Sunday that another case of bird flu has been found on a poultry farm, the fourth in recent weeks. The

Officials in the Netherlands said on Sunday that another case of bird flu has been found on a poultry farm, the fourth in recent weeks. The

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Second case of bird flu confirmed in The Netherlands

Dutch authorities have confirmed a case of bird flu, the second in the country this week. In the latest case officials say all 43,000 chickens at a

Dutch authorities have confirmed a case of bird flu, the second in the country this week. In the latest case officials say all 43,000 chickens at a

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British bird flu confirmed as H5N8

British health officials have begun killing 6,000 ducks at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu. The strain of the virus

British health officials have begun killing 6,000 ducks at a breeding farm in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu. The strain of the virus

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EU adopts bird flu outbreak measures

The European Commission has adopted new protective measures in order to contain an outbreak of bird flu on Dutch and British farms. The measures

The European Commission has adopted new protective measures in order to contain an outbreak of bird flu on Dutch and British farms. The measures

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EU to introduce measures to deal with Dutch bird flu outbreak

The European Commission is set to adopt interim protective measures to contain an outbreak of bird flu in the Netherlands. They are likely to

The European Commission is set to adopt interim protective measures to contain an outbreak of bird flu in the Netherlands. They are likely to

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Dutch ban poultry transport after finding deadly bird flu strain

Dutch authorities have confirmed the bird flu identified at a poultry farm is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, detected in Europe less than two

Dutch authorities have confirmed the bird flu identified at a poultry farm is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, detected in Europe less than two

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Japan culls chickens after bird flu outbreak

Authorities in western Japan are disposing of more than 110,000 chickens after an outbreak of bird flu. The cull was ordered after two chickens

Authorities in western Japan are disposing of more than 110,000 chickens after an outbreak of bird flu. The cull was ordered after two chickens

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H7N9 bird flu strain kills 56-year-old man in eastern China

Chinese state agency Xinhua News Agency reported that another person has died after contracting the H7N9 bird flu. The man, aged 56, died on Friday

Chinese state agency Xinhua News Agency reported that another person has died after contracting the H7N9 bird flu. The man, aged 56, died on Friday

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China warns of deadly new mutant bird flu strain

China has issued a warning over a deadly new strain of bird flu that has claimed the life of one woman. The new virus, called H10N8, has so far

China has issued a warning over a deadly new strain of bird flu that has claimed the life of one woman. The new virus, called H10N8, has so far

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Bird flu fears in China lead to ban on poultry trading

A slaughter is underway in Hong Kong. Over 20,000 birds mostly chickens have been destroyed in a bid to stamp out the spread of the H7N9 strain of

A slaughter is underway in Hong Kong. Over 20,000 birds mostly chickens have been destroyed in a bid to stamp out the spread of the H7N9 strain of

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Scientists mutate new strain of bird flu to prevent pandemic

Analysis of the new avian influenza A (H7N9) discovered in China earlier this year suggests that the virus was probably transmitted from human to

Analysis of the new avian influenza A (H7N9) discovered in China earlier this year suggests that the virus was probably transmitted from human to

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New strain of bird flu found in central China

The new strain of the bird flu virus has been found in two people in the central Chinese province of Henan, bringing the total number of those

The new strain of the bird flu virus has been found in two people in the central Chinese province of Henan, bringing the total number of those

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First confirmed case new bird flu strain in Beijing

Beijing has reported its first case of bird flu. It is the first time that the new strain of the virus has been found in a human outside of eastern

Beijing has reported its first case of bird flu. It is the first time that the new strain of the virus has been found in a human outside of eastern

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New China bird flu death sparks spread fears

The UN has said it is increasingly concerned about the spread of a new strain of bird flu in China. It follows the death of another person

The UN has said it is increasingly concerned about the spread of a new strain of bird flu in China. It follows the death of another person

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No need to flap over China's bird flu - WHO doctors

The World Health Organisation has said there is no cause for panic even though a new strain of bird flu has spread to humans in China. Six people

The World Health Organisation has said there is no cause for panic even though a new strain of bird flu has spread to humans in China. Six people

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Bird flu found in more Shanghai markets

Fears are growing in China after the bird flu virus was found at more markets in Shanghai. At least six people have already died and at least 16 have

Fears are growing in China after the bird flu virus was found at more markets in Shanghai. At least six people have already died and at least 16 have

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Fears over new strain of bird flu in China

The death toll from a new strain of bird flu in China is believed to be at least 6. Authorities in Shanghai have been slaughtering birds at a poultry

The death toll from a new strain of bird flu in China is believed to be at least 6. Authorities in Shanghai have been slaughtering birds at a poultry

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More bird flu deaths in China

The death toll from a new strain of bird flu in China has risen to six. Authorities in Shanghai slaughtered birds at a poultry market in the city

The death toll from a new strain of bird flu in China has risen to six. Authorities in Shanghai slaughtered birds at a poultry market in the city

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China mobilises to fight new bird-flu

China is mobilising resources across the country to combat a new strain of deadly bird flu. So far 10 people have been confirmed infected by the

China is mobilising resources across the country to combat a new strain of deadly bird flu. So far 10 people have been confirmed infected by the