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Japan to fight Bird flu by killing 300,000 birds

  • Bird flu, Chicken, bird, Flu, Farm, Japan
    An Aomori prefectural government employee disinfects a car near a chicken farm

    Highly contagious avian flu strain in poultry was detected, in Aomori city, northern Japan

  • Bird flu, Chicken, bird, Flu, Farm, Japan
    With culling of hundreds of thousands of birds starting at the affected farms

    Japanese health authorities confirmed the highly virulent H5 strain was detected in poultry in two prefectures, Aomori and Niigata

  • Bird flu, Chicken, bird, Flu, Farm, Japan
    Health officials investigate a chicken farm in Aomori city, Aomori prefecture, northern Japan

    highly virulent H5 strain was detected in poultry in two prefectures, Aomori and Niigata, with culling of hundreds of thousands of birds starting at the affected farms.

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