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South Korea Reports Two More Wild Birds with HPAI

by 5m Editor
15 December 2010, at 12:53a.m.

S KOREA - Two more wild birds have been found dead, and subsequently tested positive for the H5N1 sub-type of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus.

The veterinary authority has sent Follow up Report No. 1 dated 14 December to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report says two wild birds – both eagle owls (Bubo bubo) – have been found dead at Chang-ri in the region of Chung Cheong Nam-Do in the west of the country.

The presence of the H5N1 sub-type of the virus has since been confirmed.

Further Reading

- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.