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on October 22, 2017

Avian flu leads South Africa to consider egg imports

New cases of avian influenza have been found in South Africa, Italy and the Netherlands

Since highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) arrived in South Africa in June, an estimated 15 percent of the country’s layer flock has succumbed to the disease, and the authorities are considering the need for future egg imports. Italy has also reported new outbreaks of HPAI among its poultry flocks, and…

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