the influenza H5N1 virus
the H5N1 strain of avian flu
the number of known H9N2 cases
advised against resuming live chicken imports from the mainland
centralised slaughtering of chickens
On the mainland - among the latest of nine countries to report bird flu outbreaks - more than 100,000 chicken and ducks have been culled as authorities race to contain the spread of the disease.
oppose centralised chicken slaughtering
introducing a system of central slaughtering
imposed greater import controls
Mrs Yam also banned all poultry exports from the mainland.
chilled ducks and geese
try the vaccine on 400,000 chickens
She was not worried that her pets could become infected with bird flu.
with bird-flu symptoms
hand over their birds for destruction
Sales of chicken at markets slumped 70 per cent yesterday as bird flu worries gripped the SAR, despite official assurances that this was no re-run of the 1997 outbreak.
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