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Avian flu confirmed in poultry in Iran, Taiwan

Virus has also been found in wild birds in Denmark
Official reports of new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry have been received from Iran and Taiwan in the last week, while the virus has again been detected in wild birds in Denmark.
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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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