PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (162): Romania (TR) H5N1, WOAH


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Date: Fri 27 Oct 2023
Source: WHBL [edited]

Romania has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian
influenza, commonly called bird flu, among poultry in the south of the
country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) said on
Friday [27 Oct 2023].

The virus was detected in a flock of 120 backyard poultry in the
village of Tiganesti near the border with Bulgaria, causing the death
of 28 birds, the Paris-based WOAH said, citing a report from the
Romanian authorities.

[Byline: Gus Trompiz]

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