Bird flu detected in Mali

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Mali’s agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that it had detected outbreaks of chook flu inside the West African state and launched precautionary measures to “include the illness”.

Veterinary officers discovered the outbreaks after investigating extreme animal mortality ranges on poultry farms throughout the capital Bamako along with two completely different cities, in response to a press launch.

The ministry has ordered precautionary measures along with disinfecting and quarantining farms, and destroying carcasses.

It moreover warned in opposition to consuming birds that had fallen sick, and urged farmers to tell authorities must their animals die.

Mali’s neighbours Senegal, Mauritania and Niger have moreover declared chook flu outbreaks in present months.

The virus hit Europe over the winter too, the place in France, officers culled about 3.5 million birds to forestall its unfold.

Dutch cull 190,000 chickens after chook flu outbreaks

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