Further Bird Flu Outbreaks in South African Ostriches

SOUTH AFRICA - There have been two more outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza on commercial ostrich farms in South Africa.
calendar icon 10 May 2016
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The two farms, in Western Cape Province, had a total susceptible population of 1190 ostriches.

The source of the outbreaks is unknown.

Measures applied to limit the disease spread include movement controls inside the country, screening
and quarantines.

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