Asia on high alert after Japan confirms bird flu

January 2007
Farmers Weekly;1/19/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p15
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The article reports on outbreaks of the H5N1 strain of avian influenza that have put Asia in a state of high alert. Japan is the latest country to confirm a case this week, the first time in almost three years the disease has been found in that country. Almost 4000 birds died on a farm on the island of Kyushu last week, with a further 8000 culled at the weekend.


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