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LATEST NEWS:   Germany reports second case of bird flu: H5N8 found in wild bird - BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities on Saturday confirmed a second case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with the virus found in a wild bird.
LATEST NEWS:   Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse - BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the hemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, health and medical officials said on Saturday.
LATEST NEWS:   Saudi Arabia tackles MERS virus, still hunting source - LONDON, (Reuters) - (This story corrects to make clear that the finding that 97 percent of cases were hospital-acquired was from a study of an outbreak in Jeddah, paragraph 10)
LATEST NEWS:   Dutch to destroy 8,000 ducks to prevent bird flu outbreak - AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch health authorities on Saturday were destroying 8,000 ducks to prevent the possible spread of bird flu, which has infected three farms in a week in the Netherlands, a leading poultry and egg exporter.