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More Low Path Bird Flu Found in South African Ostriches

27 October 2016

SOUTH AFRICA - The latest in a series of low pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in South African ostriches has caused 278 cases out of a susceptible flock of 1790.

The outbreak, of the H7N2 strain, affected a commercial ostrich farm in Western Cap Province. Measures in place to control the virus include movement controls, screening, disinfection and quarantines.

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