Avian flu situation deteriorates in Europe
As France confirms its first outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) this winter, the disease is beginning to spread in domestic and wild birds across much of eastern, northern, and central Europe.
In the past few days, France has reported its first highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) case of the 2021-2022 winter. Affected was a commercial layer flock in the department of Nord, according to the national agriculture ministry. Located in the north of the country, this department borders Belgium.