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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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Avian flu detected in poultry in three Asian states, South Africa

Iran, Iraq, and Taiwan have each reported one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in their respective poultry populations.
In the past week, the animal health agencies of two Western Asian states have officially registered new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in their respective poultry populations. 
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U.K., Japan reach agreement on poultry meat trade

Trade between the two markets could begin as early as this month
Following a series of bilateral talks, the United Kingdom (U.K.) has reached an agreement that will open access for its poultry meat on the Japanese market. The trade could commence as early as this month.


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