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Ont. bird flu outbreak caused by H5N2, same virus that hit B.C. in December
Wednesday April 08th 2015, 9:03 PM

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the virus responsible for a bird flu outbreak in southwestern Ontario is a highly pathogenic H5N2 virus. CFIA vice-president Paul Mayers says Canada will notify the World Organization for Animal Health, known as the OIE. Under international regulations, countries must notify the OIE when they have outbreaks caused by highly pathogenic bird flu viruses.

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