PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza, human (05): Nigeria, A/H5

Avian Influenza — Nigeria
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states have reported confirmed human cases of avian influenza H5N1, also called “bird flu.” The NCDC Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday [6 Apr 2021] in Abuja, while providing highlights of the epidemiological situation and response activities in Nigeria.
NAN reports that avian influenza is