Avian flu situation stabilizes in Europe
Since Europe entered the summer, the number of new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in both poultry and wild birds is continuing to show a clear pattern of decline. However, total outbreaks in both bird categories are more than double the total for the whole of the 2019-2020 avian flu season.
Latest data from the Animal Disease Information System of the European Commission (EC) puts the number of HPAI outbreaks in Europe so far this year at 1,174. This is according to the latest update dated July 24.
So far this year, 19 countries have reported one or more cases through…