South Korea has raised the bird flu alarm again, reports Reuters.

The first case of avian influenza since early April was confirmed on Saturday in a small backyard flock of farm birds on the southern island of Jeju, rekindling bird flu fears nationwide.

This is the second time that South Korea has raised the country’s bird flu alert level to the maximum. It raised the alert level to the maximum for the first time ever when an outbreak was confirmed in November last year.

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