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Slovakia reports bird flu outbreak in poultry

Slovakia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus among backyard poultry, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. The outbreak followed several outbreaks among poultry farms in Europe and Asia in recent weeks in a sign the virus is spreading quickly …

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Iraq imposes chicken curfew after bird flu case detected

The Iraqi government has imposed a curfew on the country’s chickens, the authorities said on Monday, after discovering one that was infected with bird flu north of Baghdad. The announcement came as the new government of Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi declared that its priority is to combat the novel …

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