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Peru Reports New Outbreak of Newcastle Disease

by 5m Editor
26 February 2010, at 8:18am

PERU - One new case of Newcastle disease has been reported.

The veterinary authority sent Immediate Notification dated 25 February to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report refers to a single outbreak of the disease at Anexo Alto Mirador in Cajamarca state in the north of the country. The disease affected a village flock of 20 birds, of which 12 were affected, four died and eight were destroyed.

The last reported Newcastle disease outbreak in the country was in early December 2009.

Further Reading

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