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Bulgaria reports H5N8 bird flu in duck farm

Staff Writer |
Bulgaria’s authorities reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a duck farm in the southeastern region of Yambol.

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The food safety agency said that. Authorities will cull all birds at the duck farm in the village of Zimnitsa and have set up a three-km protection zone around it.

A ban on the trade and movement of domestic, wild and other birds and trade on eggs has been imposed, the agency said.

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