Saudi- Environment Ministry Announces Three Cases of H5N8 Avian Flu in Kharj
(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
Riyadh, Jumada II 12, 1439, Feb 28, 2018, SPA -- The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture announced that three cases of H5N8 avian flu had been recorded in Kharj in the previous 24 hours.
In its daily briefing, the ministry affirmed that the number of samples collected since the beginning of the spread of the disease reached 9,472 in the Kingdom's regions.
The results disclosed that 143 of these samples tested positive and as many as 10,473 birds were culled in the previous 24 hours.
The statement said that the Ministry received five notifications and 17 enquiries.
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