Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Romania

ROMANIA - A new outbreak of Newcastle disease has been reported to the OIE.
calendar icon 16 October 2012
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The outbreak was reported by Dr Niculae Lazar, General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority (NSVFSA) in Bucharest, Romania.

The outbreak occurred in a backyard flock in Zarnesti, Tohanu Vechi in the region of Brasov.

In total, there were 216 cases, resulting in 212 deaths, with 533 birds susceptible. As a result, 105 birds were destroyed.

The cause of the outbreak is unknown.

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