Taiwan reports first H5N1 bird flu outbreak on farm - WOAH

The virus killed 214 ducks
calendar icon 12 December 2022
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Taiwan has reported a first farm-level outbreak of the severe H5N1 strain of avian influenza, or bird flu, Reuters reported, citing the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) on Friday.

The virus killed 214 ducks, with the rest of the flock of over 5,000 birds slaughtered, WOAH said, citing a report from the Taiwanese authorities.

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