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    No more bird flu in Russia - Agriculture Ministry

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    MOSCOW, December 22 (RIA Novosti) - There are currently no known bird flu cases in Russian agricultural enterprises and private farms, the Russian agriculture minister told a news conference Thursday.

    "Not a single industrial agricultural site or private farm is currently infected with the bird flu virus," Aleksei Gordeyev said. "There is no bird flu in the country," he said.

    In November the virus affected several Russian regions, including the Altai Territory in central Siberia and the Astrakhan Region on the Caspian Sea.

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