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Zimbabwe efforts to contain bird flu outbreak

The government of Zimbabwe is trying to contain an outbreak of bird flu that has killed thousands of chickens. It is the latest threat to a poultry industry that was already under pressure.

by Haru Mutasa

The government of Zimbabwe is trying to contain an outbreak of bird flu that has killed thousands of chickens.

It is the latest threat to a poultry industry that was already under pressure.

The H5N8 strain has been detected in several countries in Europe, Asia and Africa in the past two years.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Bromley, Zimbabwe, on the challenges facing farmers.


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