Bangladesh Reports Another HPAI Outbreak

by 5m Editor
7 February 2013, at 12:26am

BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at a commercial poultry farm in Dhaka.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 4 on 5 February.

Out of 153,477 susceptible birds, 8509 cases were reported. The remaining 144,968 birds were destroyed.

The source or origin of the outbreaks remains inconclusive.

Several control measures have been applied to control the spread of the disease in the country.

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