Avian flu virus circulates during Europe’s summer months
Although outbreak numbers are down, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus continues to infect European poultry flocks in a sporadic pattern.
As of July 29, 1,777 HPAI outbreaks have been recorded across Europe so far this year. This is based on the latest update of the Animal Disease Information System by the European Commission (EC). The total represents an increase of 11 outbreaks from the version published on July 8.