The coronavirus is wreaking havoc around the world.
Meanwhile, bird flu is spreading new panic in front.
Authorities have decided to kill about 70,000 chickens on a farm in Germany. The decision was made by the local administration of Landcris Rostock, in the eastern part of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state. topstarbd.com
New panic bird flu: Decision to kill 70,000 chickens
The decision was made following an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm in the vicinity of Rostock.
H5N7 type bird flu has been found in Oikhamar.
The farm has about 4,500 chickens.
In the beginning, they will be killed.
However, the farm has branches in several other places.
In all, about 60,000 chickens on the farm may have to be killed.
A spokesman for the local administration said the move was aimed at fighting the disease and preventing further spread.
Veterinarians say it is important to kill about 60,000 chickens on the farm in different places.
Outbreaks of bird flu have been reported in Europe for weeks.
The disease is thought to be spreading among wild birds.
But Reuters says the bird flu is not a very risky one for humans.