33.4 C
Cairo
July 18, 2024
Health

Bird flu outbreak reported on a small farm in South Africa

An outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu has been reported on a farm in the eastern part of South Africa, the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) said on Monday, citing local authorities. The report did not specify what kind of birds were found dead from the highly contagious virus, but 58 “domestic birds” were among 200 found dead.

Bird flu outbreak reported on a small farm in South AfricaThere have been several outbreaks of highly infectious avian influenza (H5N1) on poultry farms in South Africa. As a country already dealing with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, this came as a shock. As a result of the outbreak of the virus, poultry import bans and mass culls have been implemented. In addition, local experts have called for restrictions on people and vehicles moving into and out of their chicken farms.

Related posts

Great demand in USA for fake vaccine cards

Admin

Copper kills up to 99.9% of bacteria on transit surfaces

Admin

Oman research reveals psychological impact of COVID-19

Admin

Health App to help UK hospitality business return to normal

Admin

Disney partners with Philips to work on clinical project

Admin

Revolutionary solution for spinal surgeries launched

Admin