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Two avian influenza cases confirmed in southern Ontario

By CBC News   

News Disease watch

Toronto Zoo closes bird enclosures to guests on news of outbreaks.

The Toronto Zoo says it is closing most of its bird enclosures to guests after several cases of avian flu were confirmed in southern Ontario this week.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently found avian flu at two locations in Ontario. One was at a non-commercial property in Chatham-Kent on March 10, and a second was at a commercial property in the Township of West Lincoln, southeast of Hamilton, on March 14.

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