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on August 10, 2021

Resurgence of avian flu in poultry in Taiwan, Ghana, South Africa

In Taiwan, Ghana and South Africa, new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the nations’ respective poultry flocks. In China, five new human cases of avian influenza have been reported.

Last month, a further outbreak of HPAI linked to the H5N5 virus variant occurred in Taiwan.

According to the veterinary authority’s official report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), this occurred in a flock of almost 16,000 broiler breeders in the Douliu city region of Yunlin county. These…

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