Five More Bird Flu Outbreaks Found in Nigeria

NIGERIA - Plateau, Federal Capital Territory and Benue regions were affected in the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks reported on 7 March.
calendar icon 14 March 2016
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The H5N1 strain killed 310 birds and over 3000 more were destroyed in an attempt to contain the disease, which has been sweeping the country.

The outbreaks occurred on two farms and three backyard premises, with poor biosecurity blamed for the outbreaks.

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