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Chicken’s Death alerted Zambia

by Medindia Content Team on  June 21, 2006 at 11:42 AM Bird Flu News   - G J E 4
Chicken’s Death alerted Zambia
Health authorities report - 'In Zambia, people in the tourist resort city of Livingstone were tested for bird flu virus attack after finding dead chickens at the owners backyards'.
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Simon Miti, the permanent secretary at the health ministry, said 'No confirmed evidences were found after thorough investigation of the outbreak'.

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The number of chickens, which were died is not been cleared yet but residents who cooked and ate the dead chickens have been admitted in hospital for bird flu test - said Miti.

Livingstone's health official said some birds were also been transferred to for assessment.

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