September 6, 2023


Russia confirms bird flu outbreak at poultry farm in Republic of Tatarstan




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


The outbreak was detected in the Republic of Tatarstan and had killed 17,800 of a flock of 195,503 birds.


Remaining birds were being slaughtered, the Paris-based WOAH stated, citing a report from Russian authorities.


- Reuters

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