New Case of Bird Flu in India

WEST BENGAL, INDIA - The veterinary authorities have reported one new case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
calendar icon 28 May 2009
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The Indian veterinary authority has sent Follow Up Report No 12 dated 27 May to OIE, reporting one new case of HPAI.

It started in a backyard poultry flock at Hemtabad in West Bengal on 20 May. All 20 affected birds died.

The presence of the H5N1 virus subtype has been confirmed.

Further Reading

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