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Avian Influenza

The latest avian influenza news on U.S. and global outbreaks, analysis and research on identifying symptoms, biosecurity measures and best practices and international trade implications for poultry producers from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines.

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Fewer avian flu outbreaks in poultry reported

Russia, Taiwan only countries to report new cases of avian influenza within past week
Only in Russia and Taiwan have new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry been officially reported in the last week, but a warning has been issued regarding the threat of the disease to human health.
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Avian flu returns to poultry sectors of China, Ghana

New cases of the virus have been also been reported in Russia, Taiwan, and Bulgaria
After a period of freedom from the disease, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in poultry have been confirmed again in China and Ghana. New cases have been also been reported in Russia, Taiwan, and Bulgaria, and the low-pathogenic disease has been detected in Danish poultry.
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Concerns over spread of avian flu in Russia, China

Bulgaria's agriculture minister says outbreaks in country can be expected
Multiple outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been confirmed in Russia’s poultry sector—spreading into an additional region—and the disease has also affected a farm in China’s Qinghai province.
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Taiwan reports more avian flu outbreaks in poultry

Meat ducks and native chickens affected by virus
Based on official reports, the only state to report new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) officially is Taiwan, while the low-pathogenic disease has been confirmed at commercial poultry enterprises in Russia’s Far East region, and in Sweden.
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H5N1 avian influenza returns to Nepal

Flock of 1,500 laying hens lost to virus
After an absence of more than one year, the H5N1 variant of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected on a farm in Nepal, and new outbreaks of the disease have occurred in poultry in Taiwan and South Africa.
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