Dutch Destroy 63,000 Hens in Response to Bird Flu Outbreak

AMSTERDAM, Dec 13  – Dutch authorities ordered the destruction of 63,000 broiler hens on Tuesday after bird flu was identified at a poultry farm in the northern province of Friesland, the country’s fourth outbreak so far this winter. Bird flu has spread across Europe in recent weeks, forcing some farmers to slaughter flocks or keep

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More Than 50 Killed in Angola Yellow Fever Outbreak

LUANDA, Feb 15 – Fifty-one people have now died in a yellow fever outbreak in Angola, less than two months after it started spreading in the capital, the national director of health said. Health experts say the outbreak has been exacerbated by a breakdown in sanitation services and rubbish collection in Luanda and other cities,

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