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on February 4, 2021

Avian flu adds to challenges faced by Nigeria’s poultry sector

Virus returns to African country after about a 10-month absence

After an absence of around 10 months, H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected again in a Nigerian poultry flock.

Its presence was confirmed in mid-December last year, according to the official report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Detection followed the mortality of almost…

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