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Further Outbreak of Bird Flu Reported in Nigeria

01 April 2016

NIGERIA - Another outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in Nigeria.

The outbreak, in Edo province, affected a farm with 52-week-old layers.

There were 410 deaths and another 1590 birds had to be destroyed as a result of the outbreak.

Poor farm biosecurity was again implicated in the spread of the disease.

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