Cured chickens are left hanging at Sanguantang market, the largest wholesale poultry station in Shanghai February 2, 2004. [China's densely populated financial hub of Shanghai has halted trade of live poultry in a bid to stop the spread of deadly bird flu that has triggered health scares across the country, the government said on Monday. Shanghai had already begun culling hundreds of thousands of chickens, ducks and other fowl] in the city's southern Nanhui district after poultry at a private farm was suspected to have been infected with bird flu.

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Cured chickens are left hanging at Sanguantang market, the largest wholesale poultry station in Shanghai February 2, 2004. [China's densely populated financial hub of Shanghai has halted trade of live poultry in a bid to stop the spread of deadly bird flu that has triggered health scares across the country, the government said on Monday. Shanghai had already begun culling hundreds of thousands of chickens, ducks and other fowl] in the city's southern Nanhui district after poultry at a private farm was suspected to have been infected with bird flu.

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