Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Wells-next-the-Sea

An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed in Norfolk, the government said.

The H5N1 virus, which is highly contagious and can kill poultry flocks, was found at a premises near Wells-next-the-Sea.

Temporary control zones of 3km (1.8 miles) and 10km (6.2 miles) have been put in place around the affected site.

It is the third confirmed outbreak recently in the east of England, following two in Essex this month.

On Sunday, the virus was [found at a premises near North Fambridge, Maldon, in Essex, which followed an outbreak H5N1 at an animal sanctuary at Kirby Cross, also in Essex, on 11 November.

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