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Avian flu returns to India, Iran

Eight cases of avian influenza confirmed in eastern India
In the last two weeks, highly pathogenic avian influenza has returned to multiple locations in India and to Iran, as well as to Vietnam. There have also been new outbreaks in poultry in Taiwan and Bulgaria.
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Ontario avian flu risk management strategy introduced

Chicken farms in Canadian province are now covered under a leading-edge and industry specific insurance policy
Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) announced the implementation of a new, first-of-its-kind in Canada, effective risk management strategy for chicken broiler farmers which mitigates the devastation caused by potential outbreaks of federally-reportable Avian Influenza (AI) in Ontario.
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40,000 Maryland chickens culled over avian flu fears

Broiler flock in Wicomico County saw mortality levels return to normal after chickens were treated for bacterial disease, but inconclusive avian flu test results led to decision to cull
About 40,000 chickens have been culled at commercial poultry farm in Wicomico County, Maryland, after the flock was experiencing higher than normal mortality.
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UK veterinary officers warn of winter avian flu threat

Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers across the UK are urged to undertake biosecurity measures.
The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease over the winter.
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California: Avian flu eliminated from turkey flocks

Surveillance zones have been lifted in Stanislaus and Merced counties, but routine monitoring continues
Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been eliminated in the five turkey flocks in California that tested positive in September and October, the California Department of Food and Agriculture reported.
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