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Ministry of Agriculture confirms another case of avian flu in wild birds in Brazil; total rises to 163

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Published Apr 23, 2024

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Brazil has reported a new outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1 virus), with a case detected in a Northern Tern bird in Guarapari, marking the country's latest incident in its ongoing battle against the virus. This case increases the total reported cases in wild animals to 160, including 156 in wild birds and 4 in sea lions, in addition to 3 outbreaks in subsistence and domestic farming. Despite these outbreaks, Brazil continues to be recognized as an IAAP-free country by the World Organization for Animal Health, ensuring that its poultry products face no international trade restrictions.
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By Isadora Duarte Brasília, 04/22/2024 - The Ministry of Agriculture informed, in an update on the official platform, that a new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (IAAP, H5N1 virus) in wild birds was detected in Brazil. The new case was detected in a bird of the Northern Tern species in Guarapari (ES). In total, there are 160 cases of the disease in wild animals in the country (156 in wild birds and 4 in sea lions) and 3 outbreaks in subsistence production, domestic farming, totaling 163 in total. According to the ministry, there are three other investigations underway, with sample collection and no conclusive laboratory results. Notifications on wild and/or subsistence birds do ...
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