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Burkina Faso - A bird flu outbreak declared in Tangora (Banfora)

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    Avian Influenza: An outbreak declared in Tangora (Banfora)


    Banfora, May 7, 2015 (IYB) - A bird flu outbreak was reported Thursday in Tangora, which is located ten kilometers south of Banfora, after the sudden death of cockerels in a farm, learned the correspondent of the AIB.

    Since its trigger in late March, the flu had killed in mid-April, more than 202 000 poultry heads in nineteen outbreaks in Burkina Faso, according to figures from the Ministry of Animal Resources.

    The Ministry had submitted at the same period to its partners, a response plan of almost 3, 2 billion FCFA, according to the authorities to avoid the loss of 11, 4 million additional heads. Burkina Information Agency fo-taa
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