New Case of Bird Flu in Bangladesh

BANGLADESH - The veterinary authorities have informed the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
calendar icon 20 July 2009
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The Bangladeshi veterinary authority sent Follow up Report No. 19 dated 14 July to OIE.

It reports one new case of HPAI at a commercial farm near Chittagong. Fifty birds of a flock of 969 birds were found dead from 21 June. The rest of the flock has been destroyed.

The presence of the H5N1 virus sub-type has been confirmed.

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