South Korea: Authorities cull 500,000 birds over bird flu fears

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A case of bird flu was confirmed at a farm in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea, The Chosun Ilbo reported.

Authorities have begun culling 500,000 birds at this and nearby farms.

More than 8 million poultry have been culled since the flu broke out on Jan. 16 2014.

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