More Ostriches Infected with Avian Flu in South Africa

14 August 2015, at 12:00am

SOUTH AFRICA - Four more ostrich farms have been infected with low pathogenic avian influenza in South Africa.

There were 1075 cases in all, out of a susceptible population of 3692 ostriches. None of the infected animals died.

The outbreak was of the H5N2 subtype.

Movement controls, screening and quarantine measures have been enacted.

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