Bird flu on British farm may be linked to Dutch, German cases

November 17, 2014 11:33 AM

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LONDON (Reuters) - Bird flu found on a duck farm in northern England might be linked to a highly contagious strain of the disease found this weekend at a poultry farm in the central Netherlands, as well as a case early this month in Germany.

The head of the World Animal Health Organization told Reuters on Monday that the outbreaks could be linked as the virus is most often transmitted through wild birds.

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