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Several poultry farms in Abbotsford, British Columbia, have been quarantined as a precaution amid concerns of a bird flu outbreak, Canadian authorities say. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Saturday that after a suspected outbreak of avian influenza was found on an area turkey farm, several nearby poultry sites were quarantined to prevent the spread of the potentially deadly infection, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch authorities have detected a possible case of low-pathogenic bird flu in the central region of Gelderse Vallei, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday.
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By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gosling from a Canadian backyard flock did not die of the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of bird flu found in Asia, Europe and Africa, a Canadian source said on Tuesday. "The news is good.
Canada has detected a case of H5 avian flu in the eastern province of Prince Edward Island and plans further testing over the weekend to determine whether it is the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain, government officials announced on Friday.
By Tomi Soetjipto and Telly Nathalia JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bird flu has killed its 20th human victim in Indonesia, a 27-year-old woman, according to tests by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, an Indonesian health ministry official said on Saturday.
By David Ljunggren and Gilbert Le Gras OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has discovered a strain of H5 avian flu in 33 wild migratory ducks but it is unlikely to be the killer H5N1 strain which has spread from Southeast Asia to Europe, a top health official said on Monday.
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