Russia reports outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu

Published: Updated:
Read Mode
100% Font Size
1 min read

Russia has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu at a poultry farm in the western part of the country, the World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) said on Wednesday.

The outbreak detected in the Republic of Tatarstan killed 17,800 of a flock of 195,503 birds, with the remaining birds being slaughtered, the Paris-based WOAH said, citing a report from Russian authorities.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

Read more:

Norway, Finland battle rapid spread of bird flu

WHO warns bird flu might adapt to humans ‘more easily’

France confirms bird flu vaccination following tests

Top Content Trending