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More Avian Flu Found in Nigeria

22 February 2016

NIGERIA - Two further outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been discovered in Nigeria.

These are the latest in a string of outbreaks of the H5N1 strain that has been spreading around the country.

Over 21,000 birds were destroyed and over 3500 died as a result of these latest outbreaks in Plateau and Zamfara provinces.

Both the outbreaks affected farms holding layers.

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