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Philippines warns against killing of migratory birds amid avian flu outbreak.
Monday August 14th 2017, 2:00 PM

The Philippines on Sunday warned citizens not to kill or poach migratory birds that usually fly in from China, the possible source of a virus that triggered the Southeast Asian nation’s first outbreak of avian flu, to avoid worsening the situation.

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Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns.
Monday August 14th 2017, 2:00 PM

The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world.

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