Viet Nam Reports New Outbreak of High-path Avian Flu

29 April 2015, at 12:51am

VIET NAM - A flock of village poultry in the north of the country has been hit by highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N6 subtype.

According to Follow-up Report No.3 dated 27 April from the Vietnamese veterinary authority to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), one new outbreaks of avian flu has occurred in the north of the country.

On 15 April, 301 out of a village poultry flock numbering 1,606 birds at Tuong Linh in Ha Nam province died. The rest have been destroyed.

The presence of the H5N6 subtype of the virus has been confirmed.

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