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Worries rise over outbreaks of
avian flu in West Africa

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July 2015 – Fears are growing that without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of the highly virulent avian flu virus H5N1 across West Africa, further spread across the region and beyond is inevitable, FAO said today...[More]


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16 July 2015
Strengthening animal health risk assessment capacities in Myanmar >>>

16 July 2015
H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza
(HPAI) emergency in
West Africa >>>

16 June 2015
West and Central Africa discussed coordination and synergies to contain Avian Influenza >>>

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Key documents

Adressing avian influenza A(H7N9)

Biosecurity for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI): Issues and options (PDF) >>>

Biosecurity fact sheet (PDF) >>>

Biosecurity brochure (PDF) >>>

The importance of biosecurity in reducing HPAI risks on farms and in markets (PDF) >>>

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Frequently Asked Questions

(H7N9 dedicated FAO section)


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