Avian Influenza Outbreak: UAE Bans Australian Imports

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Avian Influenza Outbreak: UAE Bans Australian Imports

 

The UAE minister of Environment and Water, Dr Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, has temporarily banned the importation of all birds, their products and offal from Australia following reports that the animals appeared to have the avian influenza virus (H7N2). The ban was imposed as part of the ministry’s strategic objectives to keep safe man and animal health in the country from epidemic diseases.

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