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Avian Influenza / Asia / Middle East / Industry News & Trends
on April 2, 2019

New avian flu cases in Iraq, Nepal, Taiwan

Virus was found in about 2,000 birds at livestock auction in Basrah

Iraq’s animal health agency has confirmed that highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the country’s poultry industry, and there have been new outbreaks Nepal and Taiwan.

In mid-March, the H5N8 subtype of the HPAI virus was detected in around 2,000 of the 5,000 birds at a livestock market…

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