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Bird Flu
« on: April 13, 2006, 09:43:11 pm »
Local residents are being asked to report any dead swans, ducks or geese in an effort to keep a ‘vigilant approach to bird flu’. However, Hertfordshire County Council says the public should remain calm. More details.
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Re: Bird Flu
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2006, 09:40:23 am »
The Welwyn Hatfield Times is reporting that a dead swan, found at the boating lake at Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, has been taken for bird flu tests by government specialists. Click here for the article.
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Re: Bird Flu
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2006, 08:38:15 pm »
The reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated
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Re: Bird Flu
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2006, 10:22:10 pm »
The reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated

Are you sure that shouldn't be eggsaggerated?!! :icon_jokercolor:
 

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Re: Bird Flu
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2006, 10:57:39 pm »

That's a fowl thing to say ........ ;D
 

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Re: Bird Flu
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2007, 04:37:02 pm »
So it's been confirmed, the Suffolk bird deaths were due to the H5N1 virus.

This from BBC News Online

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The avian flu which killed 2,600 turkeys at a Suffolk farm has been confirmed as the H5N1 virus.

That strain can be fatal if it is passed on to humans but experts said the outbreak was being contained and posed little danger to people.

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the European Commission carried out virus tests at laboratories in Weybridge, Surrey.

The 159,000 other turkeys on the farm will now have to be slaughtered.

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