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Another Case of Low-Path Bird Flu

by 5m Editor
12 December 2008, at 11:27pm

GERMANY - Another outbreak of low-pathognic avian influenza (LPAI) has been reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

In a follow-up report dated 11 December, the German veterinary authorieites have informed OIE of a further outbreak of LPAI in a farm in Cloppenburg in Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen).

There were 45 cases in a flock of 8400 birds (type not specified). All the birds were destroyed.

H5 was confirmed, as was low pathogenicity. N1 was excluded and further investigations are on-going to identify the N-type.

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