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Thousands of Birds Destroyed After Low Path Bird Flu Hits Netherlands

16 June 2016

NETHERLANDS - An outbreak of H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza has been found in Hiaure, Friesland region in the Netherlands.

Over 40,000 birds were destroyed at a farm after the discovery, to prevent further spread.

A 1km restriction zone was set up around the infected farm as part of movement control measures. However, no other poultry farms were inside the zone.

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