Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Pakistan finds H5N1 avian influenza on Karachi farm

Pakistan 1 February, 2008 Pakistani authorities have detected an outbreak of the H5N1 strain of avian influenza at a poultry farm on the outskirts of its biggest city, Karachi.
About 5,500 chickens at the farm had died because of the virus while 500 that survived had been culled.