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Avian flu spreads to poultry in Central Africa

As further cases are reported in poultry in Nigeria and South Africa, highly pathogenic avian influenza virus has been detected in Gabon for the first time.

The presence of the H5N1 serotype of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been found in Gabon.


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Astral Foods raises earnings forecast

Based on recent improvements in business performance, South Africa's Astral Foods is forecasting significant year-on-year increases in share earnings.

Based on recent improvements in business performance, South African poultry integrator Astral Foods is forecasting significant year-on-year increases in share earnings.


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First avian flu cases confirmed in Burkina Faso

This is the African country's first reported case of highly pathogenic avian influenza since 2015

While the first outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry for several years is confirmed in Burkina Faso, further cases have reported in four other countries in western Africa.


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