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Latest Bird Flu Report to OIE

by 5m Editor
5 August 2008, at 9:52a.m.

IRAN - Iranian authorities have sent a final report to the OIE concerning a small outbreak of avian flu at the end of last year.

The report, sent to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on 3 August, concerns an outbreak of avian influenza caused by the H5N1 virus strain.

The single outbreak took place in December 2007 in a backyard flock in Mazandran in the south of the country. Fourteen chickens died and the remaining 475 birds in the flock were destroyed.

Further Reading

- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.

5m Editor