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Bird flu in PH: 90-day waiting period in Pampanga epicenter begins

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An official from the Bureau of Animal Industry says San Luis, Pampanga may be declared bird flu-free by December 20

MANILA, Philippines (Sept. 27, 2017) — The 90-day waiting period has already begun for the farm at the epicenter of the avian influenza or bird flu outbreak in San Luis, Pampanga, an agriculture official said Tuesday, September 26. Continue reading Bird flu in PH: 90-day waiting period in Pampanga epicenter begins

Bird flu outbreak: Over 18,000 fowls culled in Pampanga

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BIRD FLU OUTBREAK. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announces the bird flu outbreak in San Luis, Pampanga on August 11, 2017. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

The culling operations are extended from the initial 3 days to 6 days, with the target completion date moved to Thursday, August 17

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 14, 2017) — More than 18,000 birds have been culled so far in San Luis, Pampanga, which has been hit by an avian influenza or bird flu outbreak. Continue reading Bird flu outbreak: Over 18,000 fowls culled in Pampanga