China reports 2 new avian flu cases – Reuters

From The International Herald Tribune:

China on Thursday reported two new incidents of avian flu among chickens in its northeastern province of Liaoning, bringing the total number of reported outbreaks in the past month to six.

The discovery of the virulent H5N1 virus in Liaoning’s cities of Jinzhou and Fuxin was made Sunday and confirmed Wednesday, according to a report by the Agriculture Ministry posted on the Web site of the World Organization for Animal Health.

November 10, 2005 8:01 AM
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