Sunday, January 15, 2006

Scotland: Shot Duck Tests Positive for Bird Flu

A government investigation designed to establish whether bird flu has reached Britain has found that a duck shot in Scotland was suffering from a strain of the disease, it emerged last night. Scientists who conducted a sweeping check on hundreds of birds rounded up across Britain found that a wild mallard shot in West Lothian last month was the only one that tested positive for avian influenza. Read More ....

Source: Scotsman
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