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Thousands of #birds dead due to #BirdFlu in various states in #Mexico

Bird Flu

The World Organization for Animal Health, OIE, reported, July 27, 2019, that four new outbreaks of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza virus of serotype H7N3 were detected in commercial farms and backyard birds in the towns of Coacoatzintla, Veracruz ; Columbus, Queretaro ; Dolores Hidalgo , Guanajuato ; Pedro Escobedo, Querétaro, Mexico.

In these four foci of the highly pathogenic H7N3 Avian Influenza virus, 195,852 susceptible birds were observed, with 10,028 cases, 4,282 deaths, and 17,407 dead and eliminated birds. The foci of AI infection occurred in backyard birds, the source of the focus being unknown or inconclusive. This event concerns defined areas within Mexico.

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15,000 #birds killed due to #BirdFlu in #Mexico

Bird Flu

The World Organization for Animal Health, OIE, reported on June 6, 2019, that four new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus of H7N3 serotype have been detected in commercial and backyard birds in the localities of General Heliodoro Castillo, Guerrero ; Cadereyta de Montes, Querétaro ; Tizayuca, Hidalgo ; San Juan del Río, Querétaro in Mexico.

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26,258 birds killed due to bird flu in California, USA

Bird Flu

The United States has reported an outbreak of the low pathogenic H7N3 bird flu virus at a turkey farm in California, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday.

The outbreak at a farm in Stanislaus County led to all 26,258 birds of the flock exposed to the virus being killed and disposed of, the Paris-based OIE said in a note on its website, citing a report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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