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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.

To date, one or more outbreaks have occurred in 20 European countries since the start of 2022. Last month, this season’s figure has just passed the total of 1,756 outbreaks registered with the EC by 24 European states throughout 2021.


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OIE becomes WOAH!

Fifteen years after the Office International des Epizooties changed its name to the World Organization for Animal Health, its acronym has followed suit.

The World Organization for Animal Health has finally dropped its legacy acronym, adopting the contraction WOAH.


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Philippines aims to balance poultry supply with HPAI control

With supplies of poultry meat and eggs tight, authorities in the Philippines introduce measures to control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza in some regions.

With supplies of poultry meat and eggs tight, authorities in the Philippines introduce measures to control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza in some regions. 


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Quebec avian flu cases involved commercial turkeys

Information on two of three cases in La Jacques-Cartier revealed that more than 20,000 turkeys were lost

Two of three recent cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Quebec involved commercial turkeys, while information concerning the third case has not yet been released.


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