H5N1 bird flu has been reported in chickens in two Chinese provinces this month. Photo: AFP
H5N1 bird flu has been reported in chickens in two Chinese provinces this month. Photo: AFP

China lifts import ban on live poultry from US as bird flu threatens local farms

  • Move took effect on Friday, when the phase one trade deal with the United States kicked in
  • It comes after the deadly H5N1 bird flu was found in chickens in two Chinese provinces in February

H5N1 bird flu has been reported in chickens in two Chinese provinces this month. Photo: AFP
H5N1 bird flu has been reported in chickens in two Chinese provinces this month. Photo: AFP
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