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New Bird Flu Outbreak Reported by Viet Nam

23 December 2014

VIET NAM - A new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza of an H5 subtype has been reported in central Viet Nam.

The Vietnamese veterinary authority has sent Follow Up Report No.1 dated 22 December to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report outlines one outbreak of avian flu in a village poultry flock at Loc Bac in Quang Ngai province, which is in central Viet Nam.

Of the 12,000 birds in the village flock, 2,965 died; the rest have been destroyed.

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