H5N1 Bird Flu Hits Village Poultry Flock in South Viet Nam

11 March 2014, at 12:32am

VIET NAM - A 19,000-bird village poultry flock in the south of the country has been hit by H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

The veterinary authority has sent Follow Up Report No.12 dated 10 March to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

In Vinh Cuu in Dong Nai province in the south of the country, 5,000 village poultry died and 10,000 showed symptoms of HPAI on 9 March. The rest of the 19,200-bird flock was destroyed.

The presence of the H5N1 subtype of the HPAI virus has been confirmed.

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