Abidjan markets witnessed large scale slaughtering of chicken, after the confirmation of H5N1 bird -flu outbreak in the West African country of Cote d'Ivoire. Ghana, its neighbour has also imposed a ban on the entry of poultry and poultry products from this part of West Africa.
The infected areas have been segregated and no movement is allowed in this restricted zone.
Swine flu, a type of influenza caused by a new strain of the H1N1 Type A influenza virus has originated from the pigs. Winter always brings along the chills and the flu, make sure you're safe this season.