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Monday, December 5, 2011

India : Dead crows spark fears of avian flu

Via Deccan Herald :

" Crows are dropping dead in cities and towns across Jharkhand during the last fortnight due to a mysterious disease.

Health department officials suspect the crows are infected with H5 and H1 avian virus. The Jharkhand animal husbandry department has sounded an alert.

It has issued advertisements in local dailies asking people not to touch dead birds, or bury them."

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