In Japan, recorded outbreak of avian influenza
The authorities of the Japanese prefecture of Kumamoto destroyed more than 110,000 chickens at the outbreak of bird flu at one of the local poultry farms.
The dangerous virus was detected on a poultry farm town Taragay. Employees of farms found there more than 270 dead birds. Veterinary inspection showed that the chickens died from bird flu. Immediately thereafter, the prefecture government deployed around the affected farms three-kilometer quarantine zone and imposed a ban on the export of products.
The current outbreak of avian influenza in Japan was the first since the beginning of the year.