Iraq this week reported six outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu that happened from mid-December to early February, its first occurrence of the disease in nearly 10 years, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday. 217 more words
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Three new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in Plateau province in Nigeria.
Over 18,000 birds were culled, and 278 birds died from the disease, in the H5N1 strain outbreaks. 23 more words
Bird flu has struck the Sidenreng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi and as of yesterday, the avian flu virus is reported to have killed about 11,000 birds, mostly ducks. 121 more words
Eighteen new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza were reported in Nigeria last week.
The H5N1 outbreaks occurred in Katsina, Sokoto and Bauchi provinces, among others. 54 more words
H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found at fifteen more locations in Nigeria.
The outbreaks affected six backyard and nine farm premises in the Plateau and Kano regions. 42 more words
Avian Influenza, popularly referred to as bird flu, is now in 18 states in Nigeria and has affected over 2.5 million chickens resulting in the loss of several billions of Naira, the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science has said. 273 more words
FARMERS are to slaughter over 40,000 chickens after a bird flu scare rocked Scotland
A case of H5N1 avian influenza – potentially fatal to both birds and humans – was discovered at Craigies Poultry Farm in Fife. 195 more words