Kuwait Bans Live Birds, Eggs Imports from Bulgaria over Flu Suggestions

Business | February 23, 2015, Monday // 09:04
Bulgaria: Kuwait Bans Live Birds, Eggs Imports from Bulgaria over Flu Suggestions File photo

Kuwait has imposed a provisional embargo on the imports of live birds and eggs from Bulgaria.

This follows a World Health Organization (WHO) report on an outbreak of bird flu, or H5N1, in the country, according to the Arab Times.

In end-January, a suspected case of bird flu in the Black Sea city of Burgas raised panic, but later turned out to be tularemia, more commonly known as rabbit fever.

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