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Virulent Bird Flu Virus Back Again

by Dr. Sunil Shroff on  March 1, 2008 at 2:48 PM Bird Flu News   - G J E 4
Virulent Bird Flu Virus Back Again
The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) confirmed the death of a Canada goose with bird flu.

The case was reported near Abbotsbury Swannery, from where the previous 10 cases were collected.
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"The finding of more cases in wild birds is not unexpected ... We are currently considering whether any additional restrictions are necessary in the area," Britain's farm ministry said in a statement.

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The deadly H5N1 stain has already taken the lives of about 230 people and millions of birds since 2003

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