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Friday, October 29, 2010

Korea : Bird flu back

Via Meat Trade News Daily :

" The veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 17 October to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes the reoccurrence of LPAI, last seen in the country in late June this year.

Sub-clinical infection was found on 5 October at a farm at Changso-ri in Chungcheongnam-do in the west of the country. All 3,274 birds in a mixed flock of ducks, chickens and turkeys have been destroyed.

The H7N7 sub-type of the virus has been confirmed."

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