Senegal confirms bird flu outbreak on poultry farm - OIE

Reuters | Updated: 07-01-2021 22:43 IST | Created: 07-01-2021 22:42 IST
Senegal confirms bird flu outbreak on poultry farm - OIE
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Senegal has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on a poultry farm, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday.

The outbreak, which occurred in the Thies region east of the capital Dakar, has killed 58,000 birds in the 100,000-strong flock, with the remaining animals culled, the OIE said, citing a report from Senegal's veterinary services.

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