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More HPAI Outbreaks in Chhukha District

by 5m Editor
12 March 2012, at 6:57am

BHUTAN - Bhutan has reported another outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Chhukha district in backyard scavenging poultry.

Follow-up report No. 5 was sent to the World Organisation for Animal Health on Friday, 9 March. The new outbreak has occurred in a backyard scavenging poultry unit with the death of one adult local poultry. The dead poultry tested positive to PCR.

A total of 1050 birds were found susceptible, out of which one case was identified. 131 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive.

Further Reading

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