Derbyshire residents warned to take care amid ‘significant increase’ in bird flu cases

Derbyshire residents were urged to be cautious around sick or dead birds following a spike in bird flu cases.
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The Derbyshire Wildlife Trust has today reported a significant rise in the number of birds in the county that have tested positive for Avian Influenza – otherwise known as Bird Flu.

Residents were urged not to touch any sick or dead birds, as they may be infected with the disease.

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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs provides information on symptoms and how to report potential bird flu cases here.