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
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

Topic |   US-China trade war
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
H5N1 bird flu has been reported in chickens in two Chinese provinces this month. Photo: AFP
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