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Palestine, Gaza Strip - 800 ducks and chickens infected with bird flu culled

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    Khan: the execution of 800 birds infected with bird flu

    Khan Younis municipality, southern Gaza Strip, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, 800 chickens and ducks infected with bird flu, after the discovery in a city farms.
    According to the Director of Health and Environment Department in the municipal Joseph Speer, the Ministry of Agriculture and municipal crews hired one of the mechanisms for the implementation of the culling according to health conditions followed with the participation of doctors belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture-Veterinary Services.
    He explained that the farm owner contacted the Ministry of Agriculture and inform them about the deaths in a large ranch home, where the ministry to take samples from those birds and examined in the designated medical laboratories and found she was diagnosed with (bird flu).
    He called on all farms Shabir home owners need to take degrees of caution and good attention to all the birds in the event of the emergence of any health symptoms may lead to death and to inform the Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, in order to protect citizens from threats to health hazar

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