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New Case of Bird Flu in Nepal

by 5m Editor
23 February 2009, at 7:56am

NEPAL - The veterinary authorities have reported sent a report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about one new case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

The Nepalese veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 2 dated 20 February to OIE.

It describes one new outbreak of HPAI at Sharamatinamati in Jhapa district of Mechi zone in the far south-east of the country. All 150 birds in the flock are reported to have died.

The presence of the H5N1 sub-type of the virus has been confirmed.

Further Reading

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