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Mexico Destroys 1 Million Chickens For Bird Flu

posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:18 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- ?An outbreak of the H7N3 bird flu virus in western Mexico has infected about 2.5 million chickens and led authorities to destroy or dispose of almost a million birds. The country's Agriculture Department says that 129 farms... Full Story

Bird Flu Still A Menace in Asia and Beyond

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:47 PM

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous, and Vietnam is grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines used to protect... Full Story

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