By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The H5N2 virus, a subtype of the avian influenza, has swept across a poultry farm in the
Taimali Township of Taitung, according to the Animal Disease Control Center (ADCC) on Monday.
Over 100 fowls remain to be slaughtered later in the day after the case was recently reported by a local raiser that his chickens have died one after another since July.
The ADCC confirmed in its laboratory report on Monday that the virus was indeed the avian influenza. [FULL STORY]