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Low Path Bird Flu Back Again in South Africa's Ostrich Sector

29 September 2016, at 6:00am

SOUTH AFRICA - Another outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza has affected a commercial ostrich farm in South Africa's Western Cape province.

The H5N2 outbreak affected 2799 birds out of a total susceptible population of 4198. Quarantines, movement controls inside the country and screening measures have been enacted.

This is the latest in a long line of low pathogenic outbreaks in the South African ostrich farming sector.

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