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U.S. Avian Flu Cases Prompt Bird Slaughter

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U.S. Avian Flu Cases Prompt Bird Slaughter

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Officials in Delaware order the destruction of 72,000 chickens after an outbreak of avian flu is found on a second poultry farm in the state. The disease surfaced on a farm that raises chickens for Perdue, near the farm where the flu first case broke out last week. The strain involved is not the same as the one causing humans to fall ill in Asia. NPR's Brian Naylor reports.

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