Two new cases of avian flu in Sigean, the African Reserve remains closed

Two corpses of wild birds, carriers of avian influenza, were discovered in Sigean (Aude), on November 14 and 15, indicate the services of the prefecture. A first case had been identified, on a pelican found dead, on November 4, in this same town. The African Reserve therefore remains closed to visitors.

Given these two new deaths linked to avian flu, the lifting of measures in this area will not take place before December 6, at the earliest.

However, continues the Aude prefecture, “in the coming days, the State services and the Sigean animal park will continue their collaboration before developing an adapted health protocol, which will soon make it possible to welcome visitors again. in part of the park. On Wednesday, the Gard prefecture announced that a pink flamingo, infected with bird flu, was discovered near a pond in Vauvert.

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