From Reuters: South Africa reports two outbreaks of H7 bird flu in poultry
South Africa reports two outbreaks of H7 bird flu in poultry
By Reuters Staff, June 26, 2023
Paris, France — South Africa reported two outbreaks of highly pathogenic H7 bird flu in poultry east of Johannesburg, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) said on Monday.
In total 9,500 farm poultry died from the virus in the town of Victor Khanye in Mpumalanga province, with one location having 2,000 poultry and the other 7,500, WOAH said, citing South African authorities.