TITLE

China, India and South Korea report H5N1 outbreaks

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Infectious Disease News;May2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the confirmation of H5N1 outbreaks in China, India and South Korea. Indian veterinary officials have confirmed that avian influenza virus has affected its poultry in the state of Tripura while animal health authorities in South Korea have announced new outbreak at a duck farm. A number of birds in India died of the virus. In China, agriculture officials also declared an outbreak at a poultry farm in Tibet.
ACCESSION #
32754754

 

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