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Niger isolates suspected bird flu farm as region takes precautions
Thursday April 09th 2015, 8:00 PM

By Abdoulaye Massalaki NIAMEY (Reuters) – Niger has identified a suspected outbreak of H5N1 bird flu on a chicken farm in the southern town of Maradi, near the border with Nigeria which has confirmed cases of the virus in several northern states. Authorities in Niger said late on Wednesday they had isolated the farm and banned the transport of all poultry out of the town, the third largest in …

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