More Bird Flu in Bangladesh

BANGLADESH - The veterinary authorities have sent a follow-up report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on the situation with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the country. There have been two new outbreaks.
calendar icon 18 December 2008
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Follow-up report number 9 from the Bangladeshi veterinary authorities is dated 17 December and describes new outbreaks of HPAI on two commercial farms in Rangpur (Rajshahi district in the north-west) and in Norsingdi (Dhaka district in central Bangladesh).

In total, 3900 birds were involved, of which 119 died and the rest were destroyed. H5N1 has been confirmed.

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