Viet Nam Reports One New Bird Flu Outbreak

VIET NAM - There has been one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a village flock in central Viet Nam.
calendar icon 21 April 2011
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The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 50 dated 21 April to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes one new outbreak of HPAI, starting on 7 April, in a 1,250-bird village flock at Hung Nhon in Quang Tri province. All the birds have been destroyed.

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

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