Wild Birds in Russia Died from H5N1 Bird Flu

RUSSIA - The veterinary authorities have reported the deaths of a number of wild birds from H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
calendar icon 25 June 2009
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The Russian veterinary authority sent the Immediate Notification dated 24 June to the OIE.

It reports that 58 wild birds found dead on 11 June at a lake at Ubsu-Nur in Tyva Republic had died from H5N1 HPAI. Tyva Republic is in the far south of Siberia, bordering Mongolia.

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