Ghana confirms outbreak of bird flu; bans poultry imports

– – Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture has announced an outbreak of Bird Flu in parts of the country. In a statement, the Ministry said cases of the flu have been detected in three regions including the capital, Accra. “The Ministry of Food and Agriculture through its Veterinary Services Directorate, has confirmed the outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza disease, otherwise known as Bird Flu in some parts of the country. These are the Greater Accra, Central and Volta Regions,” the statement said. The ministry added in the statement…

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