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France detects first H5N8 bird flu case on farm

Reuters India Friday, 2 December 2016
PARIS (Reuters) - France has detected a case of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu on a duck farm in the southwest, the first on-farm outbreak of the virus in the European Union's biggest poultry breeder, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
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News video: France bird flu: Farm restrictions enforced

France bird flu: Farm restrictions enforced 02:28

Restrictions have been introduced on farmers in France after cases of the h5-n8 bird flu strain were detected in the south east and north. Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports.

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