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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Vietnam reports bird flu in northern province

Via Xinhua :

" HANOI, June 28 : Bird flu occurred in a local farm of the northern Thai Nguyen province of Vietnam, said the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Monday.

To prevent the spread of bird flu, local authorities have taken prevention measures including slaughter of over 500 ducks infected with H5N1 influenza, said the department.

Other measures have been also implemented such as sterilizing the affected areas and their neighborhood and containing movements of traffic in these places to curb the disease from spreading."

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