17 Feb 2013

Outbreak of avian flu in Mexico

5:52 am on 17 February 2013

A fresh outbreak of avian flu has been found in Mexico.

Nearly half a million chickens are to be slaughtered in the central state of Guanajuato.

Last year, an outbreak in Jalisco, a nerighbouring state, led to the slaughter of more than 22 million hens.