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FAO’s support to the HPAI emergency in Egypt

click to enlarge March 2015 - Egypt has been suffering from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the H5N1 subtype for almost a decade and the disease is considered to be deeply entrenched in the poultry industry of the country. Outbreaks in poultry from both commercial and household sectors are at the order of the day all year round and occasionally humans get infected when they are in close contact with sick poultry, mainly in the context of household poultry keeping. As the number of HPAI H5N1 events has dramatically increased since December 2014, the country is now on high alert...[Read more]

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FAO/OIE International Conference for the Control and Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

21 March - 02 April 2015
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