Japan Confirms Season’s 4th Bird Flu Outbreak

Kagoshima, Dec. 3 (Jiji Press)–The prefectural government of Kagoshima, southwestern Japan, said Sunday that it has confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a local chicken farm. This marked the fourth bird flu outbreak confirmed at a poultry farm in the nation this season. Work to cull some 23,000 egg-laying chickens at the farm in the Kagoshima city of Izumi start…

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