Burkina Faso reports avian influenza outbreak

The virus killed 441 birds
calendar icon 18 March 2024
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Burkina Faso reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on a farm located in its capital Ouagadougou, Reuters reported, citing the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) on Monday.

The virus, also called avian influenza, killed 441 birds out of a flock of 641, the Paris-based WOAH said in a report, citing local authorities.

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