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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Equine influenza - Mali: (SG) donkey, morbidity & mortality, lab confirmed
    Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:05:53 -0400
    Equine Influenza -- Mali
    Equine influenza has been identified as the respiratory disease that claimed the lives of nearly 60 000 donkeys in West Africa earlier this year [2019].
    Despite the huge number of animals being affected, there was initially no formal diagnosis for the disease [sic; see commentary]. Many countries declared the outbreak to be the common respiratory infection strangles. But veterinarians from the international animal charity Spana noticed that the outbreak that swept through Mali and other