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    Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from France over bird flu

Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from France over bird flu

Food safety authority of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Wednesday said it had suspended the importation of poultry products from Landes Department in southwestern France over an outbreak of bird flu.The HKSAR government’s food and environmental hygiene department said it had instructed the trade to suspend import of poultry meat and products including poultry eggs, from the [...]

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    Fresh outbreak of bird flu recorded in FCT, 7 states

Fresh outbreak of bird flu recorded in FCT, 7 states

The federal government on Friday called the attention of the public to the outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) in the federal capital territory (FCT) and seven other states in the country.Gideon Mshelbwala, director of veterinary and pest control services, federal ministry of agriculture and rural development, raised the alarm at a meeting with state commissioners of agriculture in Abuja.Mshelbwala listed [...]

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    Bird flu: Kano govt kills 9,000 birds

Bird flu: Kano govt kills 9,000 birds

The Kano state government says it has killed 9,000 birds since two weeks ago when bird flu resurfaced in the state.Shehu Bawa, a director in the state’s ministry of agriculture and natural resources, made the disclosure in an interview with NAN on Thursday in Kano.He said the birds were killed in two poultry farms that had been infected with the [...]

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    Kaduna records fresh outbreak of bird flu

Kaduna records fresh outbreak of bird flu

A fresh outbreak of bird flu has been recorded in a small farm in Kaduna state.Dahiru Abdullahi, an information officer in the ministry of agriculture and forestry development, made the disclosure to NAN on Friday.Abdullahi said the virus was detected two weeks ago at farm situated in Kujama, Chikun local government area of the state.He, however, said that the situation had [...]

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    Kano kills 120,000 birds over Bird flu

Kano kills 120,000 birds over Bird flu

The Kano state government said it had killed more than 120,000 birds since the outbreak of bird flu resurfaced in the state two weeks ago.Shehu Bawa, director of veterinary services in the state ministry of agriculture and natural resources, made the disclosure in an interview with on Friday.Bawa said the birds were killed in 29 infected poultry farms across the [...]

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    60, 000 birds affected in fresh bird flu outbreak in Lagos

60, 000 birds affected in fresh bird flu outbreak in Lagos

New incidences of bird flu have been recorded in Lagos state, with an estimated 60,000 birds already affected.Olugbenga Ogunsetan, the executive secretary of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) Lagos State chapter, confirmed this to NAN on Tuesday in Lagos.He said that several poultry farms were affected by the avian influenza in Ikorodu area of the state.“Over 60,000 birds were [...]

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    Bird flu: Avoid contact with birds, Lagos govt warns

Bird flu: Avoid contact with birds, Lagos govt warns

The Lagos state government has advised the public to maintain adequate personal and environmental hygiene as part of the measures to curb the spread of bird flu to humans.Jide Idris, the state commissioner for health, gave the advice on Monday, warning against contact with chickens, ducks or other birds, including their feathers, faeces and other wastes.''In the wake of an [...]

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    Bird flu: Bauchi bans movement of poultry products

Bird flu: Bauchi bans movement of poultry products

The Bauchi state government has banned movement of poultry products from states that have recorded outbreak of Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu.Ibrahim Bello, the desk officer, state Avian Influenza control programme announced the development on Friday, listing Gombe, Kano and Plateau among the states.Bello, who spoke during an interview with NAN, said efforts were being made to reactivate [...]

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    22, 000 birds killed as bird flu spreads to 7 states

22, 000 birds killed as bird flu spreads to 7 states

A total of seven states have now been affected by the latest outbreak of bird flu in the country, Akinwunmi Adesina, minister of agriculture and rural development, disclosed on Wednesday. According to Akinwunmi, who listed the states as Rivers, Delta, Edo, Plateau, Ogun, Lagos and Kano, 22,573 birds have been killed since January 8 when the first case of the virus was [...]

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    Bird flu spreads to Rivers state

Bird flu spreads to Rivers state

The Rivers state government says it has killed hundreds of fowls infected by the Avian Flu in a privately-owned farm in Port Harcourt, capital of the stateEmma Chinda, the commissioner for agriculture, told NAN that the farm had been quarantined and decontaminated.He said samples of the flu had been taken to the Veterinary Research Institute in Vom, Plateau state, adding [...]

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    Lagos confirms outbreak of bird flu at Badore

Lagos confirms outbreak of bird flu at Badore

In a bid to contain the outbreak of bird flu disease in the commercial nerve of Nigeria, about 2,000 birds have been killed in a poultry farm in the Badore area of Lagos state.On Thursday, the federal ministry of agriculture and rural development announced that Kano and Lagos had recorded cases of H5 strain of Avian Influenza Virus, otherwise known [...]

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