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2005-12-03 18:23:34

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - New cases of bird flu have been detected in a Romanian village outside the Danube delta where the deadly H5N1 strain was first discovered in October, officials said late on Saturday.

2005-10-16 08:45:00

By Antonia Oprita BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian authorities slaughtered poultry and sent in doctors on Sunday after the deadly strain of bird flu was confirmed in the Danube delta, as officials elsewhere in Europe prepared for a possible pandemic.

2005-10-16 06:40:00

By Antonia Oprita BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian authorities slaughtered more domestic fowl on Sunday after the deadly strain of bird flu was detected in the Danube delta, as officials elsewhere in Europe prepared for a possible pandemic.

2005-10-15 10:47:36

By Martin Dokoupil BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Laboratory tests showed on Saturday that the same deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu as that found in Turkey and Asia had infected ducks in Romania, confirming the virus had reached mainland Europe.

2005-10-08 06:01:04

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania reported new cases of avian flu in the Danube delta on Saturday and started to cull hundreds of birds to prevent the disease from spreading, authorities said.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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