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India expands culling zone to contain bird flu

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posted on Mar, 21 2008 @ 12:49 AM
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India expands culling zone to contain bird flu


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KOLKATA, India, March 20 (Reuters) - Veterinary staff in safety gear began killing thousands of chickens on Thursday after expanding a culling operation to stop bird flu from spreading in an eastern Indian state.
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posted on Mar, 21 2008 @ 12:49 AM
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Millions of birds have been culled so far, and an outbreak in next door Bangladesh is running out of control. Even if it doesn't jump to humans, it is wiping out poultry farms. Considering poultry is a staple of third diets, we could be looking at mass hunger eventually striking South Asia.

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[edit on 21/3/08 by MikeboydUS]



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