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More Avian Flu Reported in Nigeria

24 September 2015

NIGERIA - There have been seven more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Nigeria.

All the outbreaks occurred on farms, mostly farms with layers and pullets. One farm also held broilers. Some of the poultry was housed in a deep litter system.

The outbreaks were of the H5N1 serotype.

Over seven thousand birds died as a result of these outbreaks, and another 19116 were destroyed.

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