190,000 Ducks Slaughtered Thanks to Bird Flu

190,000 Ducks Slaughtered Thanks to Bird Flu

On Saturday, the Netherlands annihilated 190,000 ducks in response to an avian flu outbreak, an epidemic that’s broken out throughout much of Northern Europe. Since mid-November, the particularly pathogenic H5N8 strain of the virus has found its way to Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Germany, and now the Netherlands as…

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