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Cameroon's recent outbreak is its first since 2006 and signals southern movement of the virus, the FAO said.
H5N1 kills crows in Bangladesh, while France, Nigeria, and Vietnam see more outbreaks of avian influenza caused by various strains.
African detections signal ongoing H5N1 activity in the region, while Vietnam and Hong Kong both reported H5N6 detections.
(CIDRAP News) News services today reported the confirmation of H5N1 avian influenza on a chicken farm in Ghana, apparently making it the ninth African country to be hit by the virus.
Agriculture Minister Ernest Debrah said the outbreak was discovered Apr 24 on a farm near the port city of Tema, east of the capital, Accra, according to an Agence France-Presse (AFP) report.
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