H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed in Bhutan

BHUTAN - Of a flock of 2,010 birds in a backyard poultry flock, 87 birds are confirmed to have died as the result of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Thimphu.
calendar icon 11 January 2012
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The cases occurred on a backyard poultry farm adjacent to the national highway.

The remaining 1,241 birds have been destroyed and any remaining susceptible poultry birds in the affected area will be culled.

Further Reading

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

Charlotte Johnson

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