PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (52): Nigeria (SO) poultry, H5N6, 1st case, OIE, RFI

Avian Influenza H5N6 — Nigeria
Information received on [and dated] 27 Nov 2019 from Dr Olaniran Alabi, director, chief veterinary officer, Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Abuja, Nigeria
Report type: immediate notification
Date of start of the event: 25 Jun 2019
Date of confirmation of the event: 27 Nov 2019
Reason for notification: new strain of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent: highly pathogenic avian influenza virus