Thursday, February 03, 2011

Japan: 5th Prefecture Hit With Bird Flu



# 5284



The spread of the H5N1 avian flu virus among poultry in Japan continues, with chickens testing positive yesterday in a fifth prefecture – Oita – for the virus.


Bird Flu Japan


Reportedly 8,100 chickens have been culled and
access and movement of poultry is restricted within a 10-kilometer radius of the infected farm.


Makoto on FluTrackers, along with Shiloh, have a number of news reports on this latest outbreak available on this thread.

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