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on January 18, 2017

H5N8 avian influenza strikes layer farm in Greece

About 28,000 susceptible chickens are destroyed

A layer farm in Greece has been infected by H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

The Greek Ministry of Rural Development and Food reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that birds in a flock of 28,000 caged laying hens had tested positive for the virus. The testing…

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