South Africa reports bird flu outbreak on small farm - WOAH - petsitterbank

South Africa reports bird flu outbreak on small farm – WOAH

PARIS, Nov 14 (Reuters) – South Africa reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the eastern part of the country, the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) said on Monday, citing a report from local authorities.

Some 58 “domestic birds” of a total flock of 200 were found dead of the highly contagious virus, the report said, without giving additional details on the type of birds.

Reporting by Sybille de La Hamaide, editing by Gus Trompiz

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