More Avian Flu Outbreaks Hit Nigeria

NIGERIA - There have been 46 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Nigeria.
calendar icon 8 July 2015
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The outbreaks were of the H5N1 serotype.

In total, there were 14288 cases of avian flu in a susceptible population of 142382 birds.

The outbreaks affected mostly laying hens of different ages. There were nine outbreaks in backyard flocks and the rest occurred on farms.

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