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Industry News & Trends / Avian Influenza / Asia
on January 6, 2023

Japan records its worst avian flu outbreak in poultry

Since registering the nation’s first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the season in October, Japan has confirmed the disease on 54 poultry farms.

Japan is currently experiencing its worst ever highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak wave.

According to the agriculture ministry, the number of confirmed outbreaks so far for the 2022-2023 season stood at 54, reported Kyodo News on January 3. In poultry, cases have occurred in 24 prefectures since the first…

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