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Housing restrictions imposed over bird flu lifted.

Housing restrictions on poultry imposed due to concerns over bird flu have been lifted by the Department of Agriculture.

- RTE - IE

Swedish authorities says bird flu found at hen farm.

STOCKHOLM - An outbreak of H5N8 bird flu has been detected at a hen farm near the town of Nykoping in eastern Sweden, the country's board of agriculture said on Tuesday.

- Reuters - US

The grim crusade against bird flu in Jakarta.

The ABC accompanies Jakarta's authorities on an unpopular mission of killing pet birds in a fight against avian influenza.

- ABC News - AU

Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern part of country.

Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern part of country...

- MENAFN - JO

Iran reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak in northern part of country: OIE.

PARIS - Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N1 bird flu virus in backyard ducks in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health said on Monday, citing a report from the Iranian agriculture ministry.

- Reuters - US

Virology: What makes bird flu jump species?.

A single-letter change in the RNA sequence of an avian influenza virus called H7N9 could explain its continuing ability to infect humans as well as birds.H7N9 has caused illness in more than 1,000 people since early 2013, and proved fatal in about 40% of

- Nature - UK

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