More Avian Flu Reported in Nigeria

NIGERIA - There have been seven more outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Nigeria.
calendar icon 24 September 2015
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All the outbreaks occurred on farms, mostly farms with layers and pullets. One farm also held broilers. Some of the poultry was housed in a deep litter system.

The outbreaks were of the H5N1 serotype.

Over seven thousand birds died as a result of these outbreaks, and another 19116 were destroyed.

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