Bangladesh Reports New Outbreak of HPAI

BANGLADESH - The veterinary authorities have reported a new case of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
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The Bangladeshi veterinary authority sent Follow up Report No. 20 dated 20 September to OIE.

The report says that the outbreak started on 29 August at a commercial farm at Katroli in Chittagong. Of a flock of 4,000 birds, 53 were affected and died. The remaining birds have since been destroyed.

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

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