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Newcastle Disease in Albania

by 5m Editor
29 March 2004, at 12:00am

ALBANIA - This is a report via OIE on the recent outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Albania.

Newcastle Disease in Albania - ALBANIA - This is a report via OIE on the recent outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Albania.

See also: 13 December 2002,

(Date of previous outbreak of Newcastle disease in Albania reported to the OIE: December 2002).

Extract from the monthly report of Albania for December 2003, received from Dr Zaçe Malaj, Director of Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Tirana:

Location No. of outbreaks in December 2003
Berat (in the centre of the country) 1
Devoll (in the south-eastern part of the country) 1
Kolonje (in the south-eastern part of the country) 1
Korçe (in the south-eastern part of the country) 1

Total number of animals in the outbreaks:

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
avi ... 1,700 ... 1,700 ...

Note by the OIE Animal Health Information Department: the monthly reports of Albania for January and February 2004 indicate the absence of new outbreaks of Newcastle disease during January and February 2004.

Source: Office International des Epizooties - 26th March 2004

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