China detects new case of H5N6 bird flu in Xinjiang regionministry

17-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:02 AM Print This Post

China’s agriculture ministry said on Thursday it had found a new case of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu in a flock of about 150 wild swans in the western Xinjiang region.

One had died and another was sick, it said in a statement on its website.

The ministry reported a case of the same strain of bird flu in swans in the region last week.


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