Bird flu found in chickens in kibbutz in northern Israel

The Agriculture Ministry found chickens infected with the bird flu in Kibbutz Ma'anit in northern Israel, the ministry announced on Wednesday.
The affected chicken coop was closed by the ministry and nearby farms were placed under restrictions.
The strain of bird flu found in the chickens was H5N8, which affects a variety of chickens, but has not yet been found to infect humans.
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