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One New Outbreak of Bird Flu in South Viet Nam

by 5m Editor
27 April 2011, at 12:24am

VIET NAM - One new outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in a village poultry flock in the south of the country.

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 51 dated 26 April to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes one new outbreak of HPAI at Phuoc Hau in Vinh Long province in the south of the country.

A village flock of 2,000 birds was affected, with 1,050 birds dying and 950 destroyed.

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

Further Reading

- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.