US aims to test 100,000 wild birds for bird flu
A nationwide survey in the United States is underway to sample between 75,000
and 100,000 wild birds for bird flu - in an US effort to contain the virus
should it arrive in the US.
The majority of samples will be taken in Alaska, which is
the flight-path for many migrating birds travelling between Asia and the US
So far several thousand samples have been taken from
migratory in Alaska have tested negative for the deadly virus.
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