Bird flu hits village in Hunan Province

Updated: 2007-05-21 05:51

A health worker disinfects a motorcycle to prevent the spread of bird flu in Taojiang County, Central China's Hunan province, May 20, 2007. Bird flu has killed 11,172 poultry in Shijiping village in Taojiang County, Xinhua said Saturday. A further 52,800 birds were also slaughtered to prevent any spread of the disease. Agriculture officials say that the outbreak had brought under control. [newsphoto]


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