Afghanistan reports H5N8 bird flu on farm - OIE

PARIS, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Afghanistan has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu on a poultry farm in Herat province, which borders Iran, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday.

The virus killed 794 birds on the farm, with the rest of the 22,000-strong flock slaughtered, the OIE said, citing a report from the Afghan authorities. (Reporting by Gus Trompiz; Editing by Jan Harvey)

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