| 26 February 2024, Monday |

Russia reports outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu

On Wednesday, the World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) announced that Russia has notified them about an occurrence of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza at a poultry farm located in the western region of the country.
The outbreak detected in the Republic of Tatarstan killed 17,800 of a flock of 195,503 birds, with the remaining birds being slaughtered, the Paris-based WOAH said, citing a report from Russian authorities.

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