Canadian Poultry Magazine

Avian influenza snowballing in Latin America


News Disease watch

Thirteen countries have reported avian flu in Latin America in the last few months and things seem to be worsening.

This past week has been quite heavy in news about avian flu in Latin America. Uruguay reported one case on a black neck swam in the wild; then Guatemala reported cases in marine wild birds.

The aftermath was then felt in neighboring Argentina – first in wild birds and then in backyard turkeys. And let us remember that Argentina is the fourth largest industry in the region.

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