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poultry farm in Moravsky Krumlov, duck, hen, guinea-fowl

Highly pathogenic bird flu has been confirmed in the Czech Republic after almost a decade, Agriculture Ministry spokeswoman Marketa Jezkova told CTK today, on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The State Veterinary Administration (SVS) has confirmed bird flu occurrence in swans in the Znojmo district and at two small poultry farms in Moravsky Krumlov (photo) and Ivancice, all in southern Moravia, SVS head Zbynek Semerad said. The highly contagious H5 virus type has been confirmed, but it is not dangerous for people, Semerad said. Later today it will be determined whether it is the H5N8 strain, he added. According to the Agriculture Ministry, wild birds are the most probable source of the disease. (CTK Photo/Vaclav Salek)

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Highly pathogenic bird flu has been confirmed in the Czech Republic after almost a decade, Agriculture Ministry spokeswoman Marketa Jezkova told CTK today, on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The State Veterinary Administration (SVS) has confirmed bird flu occurrence in swans in the Znojmo district and at two small poultry farms in Moravsky Krumlov (photo) and Ivancice, all in southern Moravia, SVS head Zbynek Semerad said. The highly contagious H5 virus type has been confirmed, but it is not dangerous for people, Semerad said. Later today it will be determined whether it is the H5N8 strain, he added. According to the Agriculture Ministry, wild birds are the most probable source of the disease.  (CTK Photo/Vaclav Salek)<br />
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- Local caption: CronosFoto/CTK, Email: picturedesk@cronosmedia.ro, Phone: +40.747.823.423 -