Nigeria finds an H5 strain of bird flu in poultry

January 16, 2015 4:18 PM

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Nigeria finds an H5 strain of bird flu in poultry

Officials from the Centre for Food Safety get a blood sample from a chicken imported from mainland China at a border checkpoint in Hong Kong. (REUTERS/Bobby Yip)

Nigeria said on Friday it had quarantined two poultry farms in the north and south of the country after detecting an H5 strain of bird flu in both, giving no further details on the strain.

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