Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Japan: Japanese officials are investigating whether dead birds found at a chicken farm in Miyazaki prefecture were infected with avian influenza

Japan 12 January, 2007 About 750 chickens (commercial egg type layers) have died at a poultry farm in the town of Kiyotake, Miyazaki Prefecture (Miyazaki prefecture (Miyazaki-ken) is located on Kyushu island) , and highly pathogenic avian influenza is suspected as the cause.