Japan, South Korea report avian flu in poultry flocks
For the first time this winter, poultry in Japan and South Korea have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza
Japan’s economic ministry has raised the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) threat level to “high.”
The move follows the detection of HPAI viruses in two prefectures, reports NHK.
The presence of the H5N8 serotype of HPAI virus was confirmed at a poultry farm the city of Yokote on November…