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#Philippines records first #birdflu [#H5] #poultry #outbreak (ABS/CBN, August 11 ‘17)


Title: #Philippines records first #birdflu [#H5] #poultry #outbreak.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5 subtype, poultry epizootics in the Philippines.

Source: ABS/CBN, full page: (LINK).

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PH records first avian flu outbreak

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ABS-CBN News / Posted at Aug 11 2017 12:50 PM | Updated as of Aug 11 2017 01:17 PM

MANILA (UPDATE)- The Philippines has recorded its first bird flu outbreak and will "eliminate" half a million chickens to control the spread of the virus, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said Friday.

Around 38,000 chickens have died of the Avian Influenza Type A Subtype H5 in San Luis town, Pampanga, Piñol reported at the Mango Stakeholders Forum Friday.

To prevent the spread of the deadly virus, Piñol said around 500,000 chickens would be "eliminated."

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Keywords: Avian Influenza; H5; Poultry; Philippines.

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