N. Korea removes ducks after finding H5N1 avian influenza

05/21/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

After ducks on a farm in North Korea tested positive for H5N1, the country culled 164,000 ducks in less than two months to stop the infection from spreading, according to data submitted to the World Organization for Animal Health. In 2005, North Korea culled 200,000 poultry due to an outbreak of the H7N7 avian influenza strain.

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