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on November 1, 2021

Italy, Netherlands record season’s first avian flu cases in poultry

For the first time in this winter, highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses of the H5N1 family have been detected in Dutch and Italian commercial poultry flocks.

The first highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases of the 2021-2022 season have been reported in Italian and Dutch poultry flocks.

In mid-October, the presence of an H5 HPAI virus was detected in the northeastern region of Veneto, Italy, according to the national reference lab for avian influenza, IZSVe

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