April 23, 2013

Mexico reports 11 new H7N3 flu outbreaks

There were 11 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the H7N3 subtype during the last month. The veterinary authority has sent Follow Up Report No.5 dated 17 April to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report outlines 11 new outbreaks of H7N3 HPAI starting between 4 March and 4 April. A total of 664,126 poultry were involved, among which there were 8,505 cases and 502 birds died. Read More

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