South Africa reports avian influenza outbreak

The outbreak took place on a small farm
calendar icon 15 November 2022
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South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza on a farm in the eastern part of the country, reported Reuters, citing Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), as well as a report from local authorities.

Some 58 "domestic birds" of a total flock of 200 were found dead of the highly contagious virus, the report said, without giving additional details on the type of birds.

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