From BBC News:
Hundreds of dead poultry have been found on a farm in southern Israel, raising fears of the country's first outbreak of bird flu, officials said.
The dead birds were found in a hen house on Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha next to the Gaza Strip in the western Negev.
Reports said the agriculture ministry suspected the cause of death had been bird flu virus, although it was not clear if it was the H5N1 strain.
The kibbutz and nearby communities have been sealed off as a precaution.
The H5N1 strain of the virus has killed more than 70 people worldwide.
Cases of the of strain have been reported in at least 15 governorates in Israel's southern neighbour, Egypt. "
There's also some gastroenteritis going around in India.