Norway suspects second Avian influenza case

The two farms are neighbors
calendar icon 17 November 2021
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This report comes just days after the country's first confirmed case. reported Reuters.

The first case led to the culling of some 7,000 poultry.

The two farms are neighbors in the Rogaland county of south-west Norway, a key farming region, the country's Food Safety Authority said in a statement.

The poultry on the second farm will also be slaughtered, and a curfew has been placed on all domestic birds in the area.

Several outbreaks in Europe and Asia have been reported in recent days to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), in a sign the virus is spreading quickly.

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