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on November 1, 2022

Season’s first HPAI cases in Japanese poultry

For the first time this fall, highly pathogenic avian influenza virus has been detected in poultry in Japan.

In the last week of October, Japan’s agriculture ministry confirmed the country’s first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry of the 2022-2023 season. So far, three outbreaks have been identified in poultry. 

The first outbreak to be confirmed as H5N1 HPAI was at a farm with around…

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