France to cull 600,000 more ducks in fight against bird flu virus. The French government has promised that the farmers will be compensated.
The bird flu was found in farms located in the UK, Netherlands and Germany. Officials reported that the outbreaks, which may or may not be linked to one another, pose a very small health risk to the population.
Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic reported a new link between a compound found in red meat and clogged arteries.