Low Pathogen Bird Flu in Dominican Republic

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - A case of low pathogen avian influenza has been reported in the Central American state of the Dominican Republic.
calendar icon 2 January 2008
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The incidence reported to the World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) records the case in Santo Domingo.

A total of 115 birds were affected in the outbreak at a live bird market and 15 birds were affected in a village in Higuey. All the birds have been slaughtered.

The Dominican Republic authorities have also instituted a programme of screening, quarantine and disinfection to control the disease.

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