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Three test negative for bird flu after Hampshire farm outbreak

Three people have tested negative for bird flu after a "low severity" outbreak at a farm in Upham, Hampshire.

Officials revealed the results of the trio's tests today, as they prepared to slaughter 10,000 chickens to control the outbreak.

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Three people tested for bird flu as chicken cull begins

Three people have tested negative for bird flu after a "low severity" outbreak at a farm in Upham, Hampshire.

Officials revealed the results of the trio's tests today, as they prepared to slaughter 10,000 chickens to control the outbreak.

A sign for a closed road in the village of Upham in Hampshire, as experts are working to establish the source of an outbreak of bird flu at a farm in the village Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A 1km poultry restriction zone has been imposed, and the birds at the unnamed commercial chicken breeding farm are set to be culled, after evidence of the H7 bird flu strain was confirmed on Friday.

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