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Published reports say that European farmers have been told to lock up their chickens in the wake of discoveries of the deadly bird fly virus in Germany and Austria – the latest birds to be infected with the H5N1 strain of avian influenza that has spread from Asia to Africa and now to Europe, killing 91 people and led to the destruction of millions of birds.

Just last weekend, the bird flu was discovered in Italy and Greece.
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