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  • Saudi Arabia - Case of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu in birds reported in the Al-Quwayiyah governorate

    Another case of bird flu detected in Saudi
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    Aarti Nagraj
    Wednesday 21 March 2018

    Another case of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu has been detected in Saudi Arabia in the Al-Quwayiyah governorate, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Tuesday.

    The announcement was made by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in its daily briefing.

    The ministry said that the number of samples collected across the kingdom since the beginning of the spread of the disease reached 11,658. The results disclosed that 160 of these samples tested positive.

    As many as 1,188 birds were culled in the previous 24 hours, the report added.
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    http://gulfbusiness.com/another-case...etected-saudi/
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