Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Ghana: First H5N1 case confirmed in poultry

2 May, 2007

Ghana's first case of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been confirmed by local laboratories and a U.S. naval laboratory in Egypt.
Some 1,600 birds had already been incinerated at the infected chicken farm 20 km (13 miles) east of the capital Accra near the port of Tema.