Sabah to cull 28,000 chickens to contain bird flu

Bird flu, also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that threatens not only birds, but also humans and other animals. – EPA pic, August 6, 2018.

THE Sabah Veterinary Services Department culled about 10,000 chickens in Tamparuli, at a poultry farm where bird flu has been detected, said the health division deputy director Dr Peter Lee Ah Kong.

He said 18,000 chickens at another farm unaffected by the bird flu virus would be culled tomorrow.

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