Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nepal in mass poultry cull after bird flu found

Health workers in Nepal are to cull thousands of chickens following the discovery of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in the southeastern part of the Himalayan country, officials said Sunday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hong Kong raises bird flu alert level, bans imports

Hong Kong raised its bird flu alert level to "serious" on Tuesday and announced it is to cull 17,000 chickens after three birds tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of the virus.

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Vietnam culls over 2,500 chickens in bird flu fight

Vietnam has culled more than 2,500 chickens from a farm in the Mekong Delta area in an effort to contain a bird flu outbreak, officials said Thursday, amid heightened fears about the virus in the region.

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Hong Kong culls chickens to battle bird flu

Hong Kong culled 17,000 chickens Wednesday and suspended live poultry imports for 21 days after three birds tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu virus.

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