Bird flu is lethal strain

VETS have discovered that the type of bird flu found in turkeys on a Suffolk farm is the H5N1 strain which can be fatal for humans.The virus was discovered at Redgrave Park Farm near Diss, yesterday where all 6,500 birds are being slaughtered.

VETS have discovered that the type of bird flu found in turkeys on a Suffolk farm is the H5N1 strain which can be fatal for humans.

The virus was discovered at Redgrave Park Farm near Diss, yesterday where all 6,500 birds are being slaughtered.

Acting Chief Veterinary Officer Fred Landeg made the announcement at a press conference in London today.