Monday, 22 April 2019
By Muyu Xu

China Reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Liaoning province

China reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of H5N1 bird flu at a farm in northeastern Liaoning province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Tuesday .

Health

The case occurred on a farm with 24,500 birds but the ministry did not specify if they were chickens or other types of poultry

The authorities have culled 25,472 bird following the outbreak

Last week, Liaoning province found a strain of H7N9 bird flu at a zoo

 

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