29 New HPAI Outbreaks Across Five Regions

BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi veterinary authorities have reported 29 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in various commercial farms across Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal and Khulna.
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 30 dated on Sunday, 6 March.

A total of 82,712 chickens showed signs of susceptibility to the disease, out of which 12,573 cases were identified. A 100 per cent fatality rate was recorded. The remaining 70,139 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive.

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