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Control measures implemented to prevent the spread of bird-flu
Breaking News Health South Africa

Control measures implemented to prevent the spread of bird-flu

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has confirmed a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 in a broiler breeder site in Mpumalanga. Avian influenza (Bird-flu) is a rapidly spreading viral disease that can infect many types of birds and is highly contagious.  It exists naturally in many birds and can be transmitted by coming […]

Avian influenza affected Chickens quarantined in Mpumalanga
Domestic Health Mpumalanga South Africa

Avian influenza affected Chickens quarantined in Mpumalanga

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has confirmed a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 in a broiler breeder site in Mpumalanga. The department said the affected farm has been quarantined and culling of the affected animals has been completed. “The department is conducting forward and backward tracing to trace movement of all poultry […]