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Chicken flu kills over 500 seals and sea lions in Brazil

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Over 500 seals and sea lions died from chook flu Brazil, authorities mentioned Wednesday. The animals had been discovered useless on seashores alongside the coast of the nation.


The chook flu virus outbreak began in the beginning of October within the southern Praia do Cassino, within the metropolis of Rio Grande. The federal government examined useless mammals discovered on seashores and found the virus.

“It’s so unhappy as a result of it’s actually an outbreak that’s wiping out the inhabitants of sea lions,” Lauro Barcellos, director of the Oceanographic Museum,

Our bodies of useless animals on the seaside had been buried to cease the unfold of the virus. Authorities requested residents to steer clear of useless or in poor health animals to stop an infection, native media reported.

In Could, Brazil declared an animal health emergency over chook flu after confirming a number of instances in wild birds. The nation is the world’s greatest hen exporter and fears the virus will unfold to business hen factories.

Peru, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina have additionally reported chook flu instances in marine animals.

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