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Hong Kong Kills 20,000 Chickens Amid Bird Flu Scare

Health officials in Hong Kong killed about 20,000 chickens Tuesday after the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus was found in poultry imported from the mainland. Dressed in white protective coats and masks, the workers loaded up birds by the handful into black plastic bags, which were then filled with poison gas. Hong Kong's secretary for food and health, Ko Wing-man, said late Monday the infected poultry was imported from the southern province of Guangdong. "The Agriculture,...

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