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Mass death of chicken and ducks in Nimba, Liberia made the residents in shock

Frozen Whole Chicken
Duck Meat
Liberia
Published Sep 21, 2021

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Bahn City — Residents of Bahn City in Nimba County are said to be living with fear following the mass death of chickens and ducks in the area. The animals, about 50 in numbers were owned by the residents. They all died about a week ago in one of the neighborhoods called Koluo Community, leaving residents in shock as they have never seen such mass death of domesticated animals in their area.

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The District Health officer (DHO) of the area, Abraham Kargbo, told FrontPage Africa that one of the dead animals was sent to the Ministry of Health in Monrovia for testing. Mr. Kargbo said in the wake of the unprecedented event, he immediately instructed the District Surveillance Officer to organize a team to bury the dead animals with a warning that they should not be eaten. FrontPage Africa has reached out to the Ministry, but it is yet to confirm the DHO's account. The Ministry's Communications officer, Felicial Gbesioh said she came across the news on Facebook but was not aware that specimen of one of the dead animals is being tested by the Ministry. She promised to inquire from relevant officials and return with more substantive answers. Back in the Bahn, residents there are anxious and awaiting results from Monrovia. "We have been waiting for the results since we were told that specimen was taken to Monrovia. Every day, our people are expressing fear because they have not ...
Source: All Africa
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