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Japan confirms season's 4th bird flu outbreak

Japan confirms season's 4th bird flu outbreak
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Tokyo, Dec 3 (UNI) Japan has confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a poultry farm in the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima, local media reported on Sunday.
Work to cull some 23,000 egg-laying chickens at the chicken farm in the city of Izumi started on Sunday morning, Jiji Press reported, citing the Kagoshima prefectural government.
A local livestock hygiene center on Saturday morning received a report of an increase in dead chickens from the farm, the report said.

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