23 Dec '11, 9pm

HK finds second case of bird flu - TODAYonline

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong authorities say a second dead bird in a week has tested positive for a dangerous strain of bird flu, raising health concerns in the city. The agricultural department said yesterday that lab tests confirmed an Oriental magpie robin found dead on Dec 17 in the New Territories was infected with H5N1 avian influenza. This type of robin is commonly found in Hong Kong. On Wednesday, Hong Kong raised its alert level to "serious" after a chicken at a wholesale market tested positive for bird flu. A total of 19,451 birds, including more than 15,000 chickens, were culled as a precaution. But Secretary for Food and Health York Chow said none of the birds culled had tested positive for the disease. No local poultry workers have been found to be infected either. "According to the information gathered from the mainland, they do not have any abnormalities in the...

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