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Bulgaria detects bird flu in dead pelicans
Thursday March 26th 2015, 3:41 PM

SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s authorities said on Friday they had discovered the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus in two dead pelicans in a nature reserve in northeastern part of the Balkan country, close to neighboring Romania. “Samples were taken from the two birds after 21 Dalmatian pelicans were found dead and both are positive,” the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency said in a statement. The …

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