BIRD FLU
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Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start
TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese health authorities have confirmed a highly contagious avian flu strain in poultry in two prefectures in northern Japan, with culling of hundreds of thousands of birds starting Tuesday at the affected farms....

Iowa's ag secretary asks again for money to combat bird flu
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The head of Iowa's agriculture department is once again asking state leaders for financial help to better prepare for potential animal diseases like bird flu....

German zoo shuts down after bird flu kills emu
BERLIN (AP) -- A zoo in northern Germany has been temporarily closed after an emu died of bird flu....

Albania suspends fowl import from EU affected countries
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Albania has temporarily suspended the import of fowl from European Union countries reporting cases of bird flu....