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Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo
Miyazaki, Japan, Jan. 29 Kyodo - The bird flu epidemic has spread in Miyazaki Prefecture, with chickens in two more locations confirmed to have infected with a highly pathogenic avian flu virus, the local government said early Saturday.
In the season's fourth and fifth outbreak in the prefecture, chickens at poultry farms in Nobeoka and Kawaminami were tested positive for the highly infectious virus in detailed examinations.
The Nobeoka poultry farm found six of its chickens had died recently, while the Kawaminami farm had more than 400 chickens die after exhibiting specific symptoms. The local …