Bangladesh Reports One New Case of Bird Flu

BANGLADESH - The veterinary authorities have reported one new case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
calendar icon 4 February 2009
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The veterinary authority in Bangladesh has sent Follow up Report No. 13 (dated 3 February 2009) to OIE.

It describes one new outbreak of HPAI in a backyard flock in Kurigram, Rajshahi division in the north-west of the country. Five birds out of a flock of 595 were affected.

The presence of the H5N1 virus was confirmed.

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