The European Commission has adopted "protective" measures, including killing all infected animals, to try to contain a bird flu outbreak after new cases were reported in the UK & the Netherlands. The Dutch government has reported the "highly contagious" H5N8 strain at a poultry farm there. A statement from the Dutch government said, "This highly pathogenic variant of avian influenza is very dangerous for bird life." Not nearly as dangerous for bird life as humans are!
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