Wild Birds in Ivory Coast Died from Bird Flu

by 5m Editor
19 October 2009, at 10:31am

IVORY COAST - The veterinary authorities have reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that a number of wild birds have been found dead from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

The Ivory Coast veterinary authority sent Immediate Notification dated 16 October to OIE.

It reports that 30 wild birds were found dead on 6 October at Cocody township, Abidjan.

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

Further Reading

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