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Bangladesh Reports HPAI Outbreaks Across Various Regions

by 5m Editor
21 March 2012, at 12:30am

BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi veterinary authorities have reported a total of ten highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks across various commercial poultry farms in Dhaka, Khulna, Chittagong and Rajshahi.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received Follow-up Report No. 38 on Monday, 19 March.

A total of 49245 birds were found susceptible to the outbreak, out of which 2886 cases were reported. The 2886 affected birds were reported dead. 46359 birds were destroyed.

Although the source of the outbreaks remain inconclusive, the situation has been resolved.

Further Reading

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