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Ministry of Agriculture: After cleaning Ain-alfakroun poultry farm, no other Bird Flu cluster was discovered in Algeria

Director of veterinary services at Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ahmed Chawki Karim Boughalem, revealed today that an H5N8 bird flu epidemic was discovered in the municipality of Ain-alfakroun in the province of Oum El Bouaghi. These cases were found in a poultry farm after a veterinary investigation, adding that his veterinary staff did not record any other cases after cleaning up the farm.

A total of 51,000 chickens from a private poultry farm in Ain-alfakroun have been decimated by bird flu, and 2000 were slaughtered in the same farm, declared Mr. Boughalem in a special statement to Algerian television.

Director of veterinary services at Algerian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ahmed Chawki Karim Boughalem added that no other clusters have been identified in any other area in Oum El Bouaghi or in any other Algerian province. The official from Agriculture Ministry informed of the existence of a monitoring processes, supervised by his services, to follow up any possible new cases

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