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…