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Low Path Avian Flu Found in More South African Ostriches

09 February 2016

SOUTH AFRICA - There have been three outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza in South African ostriches.

The three outbreaks occurred in commercial ostrich farms in Western Cape Province, and involved the H5N2 strain of the virus.

Movement controls, screening and quarantines have been used to control the spread of the disease.

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