Newcastle Disease Outbreak Reported in Ghana

GHANA - A single case of Newcastle disease has been reported in Greater Accra as the result of ‘mismanagement’.
calendar icon 3 May 2011
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The veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 28 April to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes a single outbreak of Newcastle disease in Greater Accra on 14 April. There was an unexpected increase in mortality in birds aged seven weeks – about 95 per cent as 7,610 out of 8,160 birds died within a few days. The source of the outbreak is ascribed to mismanagement.

Further Reading

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