Hungary to seek EU funds to tackle bird flu fallout
Hungarian farmers have culled about 2.5 million infected birds, mostly waterfowl, since the outbreak of the virus in November.
Bulgaria said last week it would provide 9.7 million levs ($5.32 million) to poultry farmers to help contain a bird flu virus outbreak.
MTI said the outbreak of the H5N8 strain of the virus has cost local producers about 3 billion forints ($10.40 million) in damages, a toll which could rise further. ■