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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