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EU poultry move.

THE European Commission was expected to announce a ban on poultry exports from a Greek island region today after the first outbreak of bird flu found within the EU.

Test results are due back on whether the outbreak in the Chios island area is another case of the potentially lethal H5N1 strain of the flu.

The EU Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou was also revealing his plans for an EU-wide simulation of a flu pandemic to assess how prepared individual states are
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Date:Oct 18, 2005
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