China confirms bird flu outbreak
China's Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed an
outbreak of bird flu at a farm in a Tibet Autonomous Region village, reports
Tests of 268 dead chickens at a farm at Zhuba Village of Qamdo County have
revealed that the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus killed the birds.
Tibet's major animal disease prevention and control headquarter office
reported the epidemic to the ministry on Friday. Along with the local
government, the ministry immediately started emergency plans.
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