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Breeders, Layers in Guanajuato Receive Avian Flu Vaccination

by 5m Editor
21 May 2014, at 12:20am

MEXICO - The Mexican veterinary authorities report that there have been no new outbreaks of H7N3 bird flu in the country.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 11 on Tuesday, 20 May.

According to the report, contact with wild species has been identified as the main cause of the outbreaks in the country.

Besides the usual measures - quarantine, movement control inside the country, screening and zoning, breeders and commercial layers also received vaccination in Guanajuato. A total of 5512080 birds were vaccinated.

In addition, infected premises and establishments have also been disinfected.

Further Reading

You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.