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More Bird Flu Reported in Italy

19 May 2016

ITALY - Another outbreak of H7N7 highly pathogenic avian flu has been found in Italy.

The outbreak occurred in the same region, Emilia-Romagna, as an outbreak reported earlier this month. The farm was within the protection zone set up after the earlier outbreak.

The new outbreak affected a turkey farm holding nearly 50,000 birds. 170 birds died and the rest will have to be culled as part of stamping out measures.

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