In a rare week in which no country has officially reported cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry, the authorities in the Philippines and in Italy have been taking action to prevent further outbreaks.
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Flock of fattening turkeys and backyard ducks are affected
July 24, 2017
After a brief absence, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the Italian poultry sector, while veterinary authorities in Taiwan and the Democratic Republic of Congo have reported new outbreaks.
In order to prevent a recurrence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in France, additional biosecurity measures will be introduced in the coming weeks and, in China, the growing number of human cases of H7N9 influenza has prompted the government to announce a nationwide campaign of poultry vaccination.