In Hong Kong, one case of Bird Flu has been confirmed in poultry. As a precaution, the government ordered 4,500 animals to be put down.
Namibia has slightly eased its ban on poultry imports from South Africa, despite an outbreak of avian flu there. The amendment is a result of severe shortages of poultry in Namibian markets.
Britain handed Hong Kong back to China 20 years ago. Beijing should now understand that the "one country, two systems" principle has given rise to an independent generation of Hong Kong residents, says DW's Frank Sieren.
The secret recipe for a herbal pesticide allegedly contained massive amounts of the banned substance Fipronil. The two managers who sold the treatment will be held pending further investigations into the scandal.
Health officials in China are expecting an increase of cases as winter sets in. The last bird flu outbreak to affect China occurred in 2013 and killed 36 people.
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