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Avian Influenza

The latest avian influenza news on U.S. and global outbreaks, analysis and research on identifying symptoms, biosecurity measures and best practices and international trade implications for poultry producers from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines.


To control avian flu, Taiwan bans poultry transport

Several new cases of avian influenza have been reported in Taiwan, other countries
In Taiwan, several new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in the last week, leading the government to impose a temporary ban on the transport and slaughter of poultry across the Republic.
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Nigeria, South Korea, Taiwan struggle with avian flu

New cases of avian influenza emerge as countries have a tough time controlling its spread
New outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in the last week in Nigeria and Taiwan, while the South Korean authorities are experiencing financial and logistical challenges in tackling HPAI in poultry. Low-pathogenic avian flu has been detected at a third location in Chile.
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6 useful articles for addressing biosecurity

These articles will help you evaluate your poultry operation's biosecurity program
The poultry industries in several continents remains at risk because of avian influenza outbreaks. Are the birds in your flocks protected by good biosecurity practices?
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7 European countries report avian flu cases in poultry

Most cases are of the H5N8 subtype, but there have been some exceptions
New outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry have been reported in seven European states over the last week, and two countries – Portugal and the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia – have detected the virus in wild birds for the first time.
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