India Reports Bird Flu Outbreak to OIE

INDIA - The veterinary authorities have reported one outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
calendar icon 1 December 2008
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India's veterinary authorities sent the report to OIE on 28 November to OIE. It included details of one outbreak of HPAI caused by the H5N1 virus sub-type that had started 7 days previously.

The outbreak was in a backyard flock of around 390 birds in Hajo, Rajabazar, Kamrup in Assam state. The source of the outbreak is unknown.

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