Bird flu virus de­tected on farm

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA -

The H7N9 bird flu virus has been found at a poul­try farm in Zhuhai, the provin­cial agri­cul­ture depart­ment con­firmed on Thurs­day. Sam­ples from live chick­ens were col­lected from a farm in Doumen district and tested pos­i­tive for H7N9 by the provin­cial cen­ter for an­i­mal dis­ease con­trol. The depart­ment sent ex­perts to the farm and dis­posed of more than 80,000 live chick­ens.

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