Suspected bird flu case in Kagawa
NHK -- Jan 11
Officials in Kagawa Prefecture, western Japan, say dead birds found at a local poultry farm have tested positive for bird flu in a preliminary check.

The officials received a report from the farm in Sanuki City on Wednesday that 55 chickens had been found dead.

Preliminary tests showed that 3 out of 11 samples were positive for the type-A strain of the flu virus.

The firm has since stopped moving its chickens, and officials are conducting further testing.

If infections are confirmed, the officials will cull 51,000 birds at the farm and carry out tests at 8 other farms within a 3-kilometer radius.

香川県さぬき市の養鶏場で、高病原性鳥インフルエンザが発生した疑いがあり、県などが調査しています。 香川県によりますと、10日午前にさぬき市の養鶏場から一晩で死んだ鶏の数が通常の約5倍に増えたと連絡がありました。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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