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Montevideo, November 30th 2023 - 14:37 UTC

Tag: aviar flu

  • Thursday, November 9th 2023 - 09:34 UTC

    Brazil: Bird flu emergency extended

    The PAHO has recorded human cases of bird flu in the Americas, including the United States, Chile, and Ecuador

    Brazilian authorities Wednesday extended for 180 days a declaration of animal health emergency nationwide due to avian influenza, Agencia Brasil reported. The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock adopted the measure due to the identification of outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus, mainly in wild birds.

  • Wednesday, August 23rd 2023 - 08:49 UTC

    Sea lions in Necochea died of avian flu?

    Most of the sea lions found on the beaches were buried in the sand

    Argentine authorities are investigating whether the death of around 40 sea lions inside the port terminal of Necochea / Quequén was due to an outbreak of avian flu, it was reported Tuesday. A colony of about 400 sea lions is usually to be found there.