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Industry News & Trends / Avian Influenza / Latin America
on October 26, 2022

H5N1 avian flu reported in Colombia, Mexico

The Colombian case involved domestic birds living among wild birds, while the Mexican case was a single sporting falcon

New cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Colombia and Mexico have been reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH).

In both countries, the serotype of the virus detected was H5N1.

Avian influenza in Colombia

Colombian animal heath officials notified the WOAH that the virus was found…

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