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Industry News & Trends / Avian Influenza / Middle East
on March 7, 2021

Avian flu outbreaks reported in Afghanistan, western India

For the first time since June of 2019, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) linked to the H5N8 virus variant has been detected in Afghanistan.

Following increased mortality in a flock of 22,000 broilers around one month ago, presence of the H5N8 HPAI virus was confirmed. According to the official notification…

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