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Avian influenza outbreak hits the industry again

The poultry industry has been hit again by a major outbreak of Avian Influenza in Asia. This alarmed not only the veterinary experts around the globe, but also the World Health Organisation of the United Nations. Avian Influenza can, unlike other poultry diseases, be a threat to human health. A reason for concern.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 20 number 3. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: health, avian flu, disease, influenza, mortality, epidemic, industry, global




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