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Kuwait culls 1.5 million birds to fight bird flu

Kuwait said on Saturday it was culling 1.5 million birds after almost 40 new cases of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu were confirmed, raising to 96 the total number of infected birds in the Gulf country this year. The new cases were found after more than 11,000 birds were tested, mostly in pens and farms in Kuwait, Health Minster Massouma al-Mubarak said. Full Story

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