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Avian Influenza

Avian flu: global lull before the next storm?

No new avian flu cases reported within the past week
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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Avian influenza returns to Italy

Flock of fattening turkeys and backyard ducks are affected
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.
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France, China announce new measures to tackle avian flu

Additional biosecurity, vaccination protocols put in place
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.
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Avian flu returns to France, Togo

Virus had been absent from countries for several months
After an absence of several months, veterinary authorities in France and Togo report new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry flocks.
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