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on January 21, 2022

Five countries in western Africa battle avian flu

Benin, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and Togo report new cases in poultry

Over the past month, new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry have been reported in Benin, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and Togo. In South Africa, one further outbreak has been confirmed in a backyard poultry flock. 

In just three districts in central Nigeria, more than 100,000 poultry have…

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