Monday, June 25, 2007

H5N1 Hits Southern Germany

The H5N1 virus has been found in seven dead birds in Southern Germany. One goose, a duck and five swans all tested positive.

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Bird flu hit EU nations hard in 2006, early 2007. H5N1 infections showed up in wild birds or farmed poultry in Germany, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Sweden, France, Greece, Italy, Austria, Poland and Denmark and Slovenia, according to the World Health Organisation.

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