Environment Ministry Announces Three Cases of H5N8 Avian Flu in the Kingdom

Tuesday 1439/5/27 - 2018/02/13
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Riyadh, Jumada I 27, 1439, Feb 13, 2018, SPA -- The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture announced that three cases of H5N8 avian flu had been recorded in Riyadh, Dammam and Zulfi in the previous 24 hours, it was announced here today.
In its daily briefing, the ministry affirmed that the number of samples collected since the beginning of the spread of the disease reached 7,503 in the Kingdom's regions.
The results disclosed that 129 of these samples tested positive and as many as 114,062 birds were culled in the previous 24 hours.
--SPA
19:08 LOCAL TIME 16:08 GMT