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CPF's first-half earnings decrease 4%

As pandemic continues, company vows to strictly monitor operations and safeguard society
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) reported THB11.68 billion (US$350 million) in net profits in the first six months of 2021, a decrease by 4% from the same period of 2020, following a decrease in profit sharing from investments.
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Resurgence of avian flu in poultry in Taiwan, Ghana, South Africa

In Taiwan, Ghana and South Africa, new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the nations’ respective poultry flocks. In China, five new human cases of avian influenza have been reported.
In Taiwan, Ghana and South Africa, new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the nations’ respective poultry flocks. In China, five new human cases of avian influenza have been reported.
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Boy in India dies from avian influenza

Eleven-year-old child from a state where virus not thought to be circulating dies from H5N1 infection.
While avian influenza has not proved to be the threat to human health once feared, the death of a boy in India sees that country join the list of those unfortunate enough to have recorded human AI fatalities.
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