Low Pathogenic Avian Flu Outbreaks Found in South African Ostriches

SOUTH AFRICA - There have been four outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza on ostrich farms in South Africa.
calendar icon 15 July 2015
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There were 868 cases out of a total susceptible population of 4557 birds across the four farms.

The cases were of the H5N2 type, and occurred in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces.

Quarantines and movement controls have been enacted, as well as screening measures.

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