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Bulgaria Witnesses First Case Of Bird Flu

by Medindia Content Team on February 4, 2006 at 6:41 PM
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Bulgaria Witnesses First Case Of Bird Flu

Bulgaria's Agriculture Minister Nihat Kabil has revealed that the country has witnessed its first case of bird flu. The bird was however not infected with the H5N1 virus, but the less dangerous H5 virus. The dead swan was found in the Danube River.

However, Kabil was unable to say whether avian flu had spread to Bulgarian territory, or if the infected bird had come from abroad.

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Edited (IANS)

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