H5N1 Outbreak Hits Commercial Chicken Flock in Jiangxi

CHINA - Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu has led to the death of more than 20,000 birds at a farm in the province in Jiangxi.
calendar icon 13 January 2015
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The veterinary authority has sent Follow Up Report no.1 dated 9 January to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

It outlines an outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza at a farm at Jiangyi in the Gongqingcheng region of Jianxi province in eastern China. Starting on 5 January, the virus killed 2,371 birds in the flock of 20,483; the rest have been destroyed.

The last report of H5N1 outbreaks from China was in October 2014, when there were 16 outbreaks.

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