HONG KONG -- Government officials here said all chickens in the territory will be killed and burned in an effort to curb a mysterious "bird flu" responsible for four deaths since last August. preading. In addition to the four deaths, 12 people have been made ill by the virus, and at least nine more cases are suspected. Strangely, none of the victims are poultry workers, health officials said. In the slaughter, which began last week, up to 1.3 million chickens from about 1,000 markets and ...

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