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Wild Birds in Russia Died from H5N1 Bird Flu

by 5m Editor
25 June 2009, at 10:40am

RUSSIA - The veterinary authorities have reported the deaths of a number of wild birds from H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The Russian veterinary authority sent the Immediate Notification dated 24 June to the OIE.

It reports that 58 wild birds found dead on 11 June at a lake at Ubsu-Nur in Tyva Republic had died from H5N1 HPAI. Tyva Republic is in the far south of Siberia, bordering Mongolia.

Further Reading

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