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BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7458.128 (Published 15 July 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:128

Avian flu breaks out in Far East: Fresh outbreaks of avian influenza have occurred in Vietnam, Thailand, and China, and thousands of birds have had to be culled. The cause of the Chinese outbreak, in Anhui province, has been confirmed as the H5N1 virus. So far only poultry has been affected and migratory birds are suspected of having …

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