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H5N1 Bird Flu in Four Vietnamese Provinces

by 5m Editor
4 March 2014, at 5:48am

VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported four outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Hai Duong, Gia Lai, Soc Trang and Hung Yen.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 9 on Saturday, 1 March 2014.

According to the report, a total of 11305 birds were found susceptible, out of which 5270 cases and 3742 deaths were reported. A total of 7563 birds were destroyed.

The source of the outbreaks remains inconclusive.

Further Reading

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