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The recent outbreak of the Avian Influenza Virus, popularly known as bird flu was reported in Edo state yesterday. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Abdul Oroh, confirmed the outbreak yesterday in Benin. He said necessary steps of quarantine and decontamination have been instituted. While urging members of the public not to panic, he said the state government is already taking necessary steps to curtail the spread to other farms. He, however, advised members of the public not to buy any dead/sick bird. The commissioner also advised farmers to watch out for any high mortality in their farms and promptly report such to Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Benin City. According to the state Director of Veterinary Services, Dr. Collins Aibaogun, a total of 420 birds were confirmed dead in a poultry farm in Benin. When the result of samples sent to the National Veterinary Institute yesterday returned, the results confirmed the existence of the virus in Benin. 


By Lucia Edafioka


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