Chickens feed in a traditional market in Taipei yesterday. The Council of Agriculture yesterday announced that, to reduce the risk of the H7N9 virus spreading, the slaughtering of live birds in such markets is to be banned from May 17, with financial incentives for those who halt the practice prior to this date, and fines to be levied after May 17.May 03, 2013


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