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Bird flu hits swans in China's Xinjiang region - ministry

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 08-01-2020 15:47 IST | Created: 08-01-2020 14:56 IST
Bird flu hits swans in China's Xinjiang region - ministry
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China's agriculture ministry said an H5N6 avian flu virus outbreak has been detected in swans in the western region of Xinjiang.

Fifteen out of a group of 150 swans had died from the virus and another 15 were ill in the waterfront of a park and pond in Yining county in Xinjiang, the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.


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