South African ostrich industry is still struggling from H5N2 outbreak

02/22/2012 | CNN

In the last year, some 41,000 ostriches have been culled in South Africa due to an H5N2 avian influenza outbreak, dealing a major blow to the country's ostrich industry, which includes about 20,000 jobs in the city of Oudtshoorn. Though the influenza strain does not threaten human health, experts worry H5N2 could mutate and affect poultry flocks. Financial losses related to the virus are estimated at $13 million per month.

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