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Bird Flu Reported in Myanmar

26 February 2015

MYANMAR - An outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza around 140km from Mandalay is reported to have led to the death and culling of thousands of poultry.

According to health officials in Myanmar (Burma), thousands of poultry have been culled in an attempt to contain an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Monywa.

The Malaysian Insider reports that more than 1,400 chickens and 10,000 quail died in the Monywa outbreak and about 1,500 chickens and more than 20,000 quail have since been culled.

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