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Deux-Sèvres

(dö-sĕv`rə), department (1990 pop. 346,300), W France, largely in Poitou. Niort is the capital.
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The populations were located in several departments of mainland France: Dordogne (n = 7), Finistere (n = 3), Deux-Sevres (n = 2), Loire-Atlantique (n = 2), Haute-Garonne (n = 1), Charentes (n = 1), Morbihan (n = 1), and Pyrenees-Orientales (n = 1) (Table 1).
Thus, gendarme Pierre Bridonneau succeeded in getting transferred from Auch (Gers) to Champdenires, in the Deux-Sevres, where he was born and where he still had family" (85).
A new case was found yesterday in the Deux-Sevres region in western France.
16 November 2009 - 9,000 ducks at a foie gras farm in Saint Aubin du Plain in the Deux-Sevres department are to be culled after H5, a low-pathogenic strain of bird flu was detected in the flock.
The animal, discovered in the western Deux-Sevres region, is the third afflicted cow reported in the country since Friday.