Infectious Diseases 2018

Infectious Diseases 2018

New outbreaks of avian influenza in H5N8 in South Africa

18 May, 2018

H5N8 avian influenza reported in South Africa.
South African officials confirmed that the virus infected an ostrich flock of 3,720 birds in Western Cape province.
Another report is in wild birds. 4,177 swift terns found dead in West Cape province in March.