• search

Afghans find H5 bird flu, strain not yet known

Written by: Staff

KABUL, Mar 13 (Reuters) The H5 sub-type of bird flu has been found in five birds in Afghanistan but the strain of the virus was not yet known, the government and the United Nations said today.

''H5 has been found in five samples in Afghanistan. The N sub-type, we're expecting that to be determined, possibly in a matter of hours,'' U N spokesman Adrian Edwards told a news conference.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more