Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Bird flu outbreak reported from farm in Rostov region - Russia

ROSTOV-ON-DON, December 11 (Itar-Tass)—A bird flu outbreak has been reported from the Rostov region, a source at the Southern Regional Center of the Emergency Situations Ministry told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.

A total of 35,000 chickens have died of flu at the Gulyai-Borisovskaya farm since December 5. The farm had 500,000 chickens. Lab tests confirmed it was the bird flu.

Source of bird flu story: TASS

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