Sunday, July 15, 2007

Bird flu spreads to northwest Bangladesh

DHAKA, July 15 (Reuters) - Bird flu has spread to another district in Bangladesh forcing health and veterinary workers to cull 2,000 chickens, officials said on Sunday.

The latest case was reported from a village in Naogaon district, 250 km (156 miles) northwest of the capital, Dhaka, said a senior officer of the fisheries and livestock ministry.

Bird flu story source: Reuters‘ alertnet

Posted by john T. on 07/15 at 10:00 AM
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