An outbreak of Newcastle disease in Israel has been resolved, the World Organisation for Animal Health reported. The outbreak occurred at a Mefallesim broiler farm, where 600 chickens were infected. An additional 164,000 birds at the farm were listed as susceptible and were destroyed.
The cases were submitted to the World Organisation for Animal Health on September 10, and the matter was considered resolved on September 13.
The area was quarantined and screening procedures were completed, and the property where the infections occurred is being disinfected. A weekly follow-up report will be issued, the World Organisation for Animal Health stated.