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has reported its first bird flu outbreak. It is still not known if it is the
H5N1 type. Four chickens in
eastern Romania have been diagnosed with the H5 strain of bird flu.
Russia, Romania and
Russia has confirmed an
outbreak of H5N1 flu at a far, south of Moscow. Romania has announced
its second bird flu outbreak.
has also confirmed a new H5N1 outbreak.
poultry cull, after confirmation that bird flu discovered in the country
was H5N1. The village where the virus was discovered has been isolated, and
authorities are also creating a buffer zone of four counties. Pigs are being
rounded up, and hunting has been banned.
October 16th, 2005
Bird Flu Hits
The Age newspaper reports that an
outbreak of bird flu in Romania is H5N1, according to the Romanian state
October 15th, 2005
Bird Flu in Romania
presence of H5 bird flu in dead ducks. Further tests are being carried
out to determine if it is the deadly H5N1 virus.
Culling, Bulgaria Testing
culling thousands of
birds, following the discovery of flu antibodies in three farmyard ducks
found dead late last month. Test results are expected shortly, and will
reveal the type of flu. Bulgaria
three birds found dead in the north of the country.