H5N6 bird flu outbreak reported in NE China province

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An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in a forest park in northeast China's Liaoning Province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Monday.

A total of 11 wildfowls were found affected with avian influenza H5N6 and died in the forest park in the city of Shenyang, which are home to 291 wildfowls, according to a ministry statement.

Local authorities have activated emergency response mechanism, culling 280 wildfowls and sterilizing the surrounding areas, said the ministry.

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