French Authorities Order Killing of 2.5 Million Poultry Over Bird Flu

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Ducks are pictured successful  a tract  astatine  a poultry workplace  successful  Montsoue, France, connected  Jan.12, 2017. (Regis Duvignau/Reuters)

Ducks are pictured successful a tract astatine a poultry workplace successful Montsoue, France, connected Jan.12, 2017. (Regis Duvignau/Reuters)

PARIS—The French farming ministry connected Thursday said that a full of 2.5 cardinal birds needed to beryllium killed arsenic the southwest of the state faces respective outbreaks of bird flu.

Around 1.2 cardinal animals person already been culled, the ministry said, adding that an further 1.3 cardinal inactive needed to beryllium killed arsenic a precautionary measurement to tackle the virus.

The dispersed of highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly called vertebrate flu, successful Asia and Europe, has raised interest among governments and the poultry manufacture aft erstwhile outbreaks led to the culling of tens of millions of birds and commercialized restrictions.