1000’s of cranes killed by chook flu in Israel

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met his nationwide safety adviser and different consultants to debate efforts to comprise the outbreak and stop it passing into people. Thus far no human transmission has been reported, Bennett’s workplace stated.

Israeli media stated youngsters who had visited the reserve might have touched a stricken crane and thus contributed to the unfold of the flu.

“That is the worst blow to wildlife within the nation’s historical past,” Atmosphere Minister Tamar Zandberg tweeted as rangers in hazardous materials fits collected carcasses of the cranes from the lake on the Hula Nature Reserve and outlying marshes.

Tons of of 1000’s of chickens had been culled, she stated.

Authorities have been trying to ease import quotas and herald eggs from overseas to move off an egg scarcity because of the cull.


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