Source Title: more than 260 birds died of avian influenza in Mauritania
People’s daily news according to news from novakshot, more than 260 birds died in Mauritania after the discovery of the “H5N1” virus.
Mauritania’s Ministry of environment said in a statement on January 30 that 245 pelicans and 24 birds in the Mauritanian National Nature Reserve near the northern part of Senegal died of the & quot; H5N1 & quot; virus. The statement said the bodies of more than 250 birds were found in a basin in a nature reserve on the Mauritanian side of the Senegalese River Delta, where more than 200 species of birds live.
The Gulf newspaper of the United Arab Emirates reported that the statement of Mauritania’s Ministry of environment stressed that due to the spread of the new coronavirus, it decided to close the protected area, forbid tourists to enter, and immediately stop all activities. ”
On January 23, hundreds of birds died in juja national bird reserve in Senegal across the river from Mauritania, the Gulf Daily reported. The reserve has been closed. (an Guozhang)