Wild Birds in Ivory Coast Died from Bird Flu

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).
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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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