Togo killed 800 birds after H5N1 bird flu outbreak

Chicken farm, photo: Canva
Chicken farm, photo: Canva

Togo killed over 800 birds after an H5N1 bird flu outbreak. The government of the West African country said in a statement on Tuesday that the birds were burnt and their eggs destroyed to stop the spread.

They also closed a local bird market, quarantined a chicken farm and banned the transport of birds following the outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu.

Governments all over the world are mass killing animals as a solution for bird flu outbreaks at farms. Animal rights organizations have long advised reconsidering the whole farm industry to prevent animal diseases from jumping to humans.

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