Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza recorded in the two countries

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In Saudi Arabia and Vietnam have recorded outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza, reported RIA Novosti with reference to the world organisation for animal health (OIE).

In Saudi Arabia, the flu, called H5N8 detected at a poultry farm in the Central part of the Kingdom. There from the disease have fallen 22.7 thousand birds, still more than 385 thousand were filled.

In Vietnam, the outbreak of avian flu H5N6 has occurred in one of the villages in the North of the country near the border with China. Of the total population of 3 thousand birds died there of 2.2 thousand.

At the end of 2019 became aware of the first pneumonia cases in China, the causative agent of which was the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. Focus of infection called Wuhan.

today the number of victims of the new coronavirus has increased to 425. While sick at the moment 20,4 thousand.

the who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance.

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