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Bird flu returns in Cambodia

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Bird flu returns in Cambodia

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Bird flu returns in Cambodia


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WRITER: KYODO NEWS

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia has discovered a new outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu in the eastern province of Kompong Cham, according to the government.

In a report filed by the Agriculture Ministry to Prime Minister HE, a copy of which was seen on Saturday, it said 200 chickens were found dead in Koh Svay village.

The report dated Friday said the chickens were found on Nov 28, and based on samples tested on Wednesday, it was confirmed that they had succumbed to the H5N1 bird flu virus, which can be fatal to humans.

The report said authorities had taken precautions in the area.

Cambodia reported its last bird flu outbreak in January this year with the deaths of some 300 chickens and ducks in the eastern province of Svay Rieng.
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