Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

H5N1 confirmed in Assam India

28 November, 2008

Authorities in India's northeastern state of Assam have ordered culling thousands of chicken and ducks after a fresh outbreak of avian influenza in poultry was detected.
More than 30,000 chickens and ducks would be slaughtered in next three days in 20 villages, after one of them was hit by avian influenza.