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Germany Reports More Low-Path Bird Flu

by 5m Editor
8 July 2011, at 12:06am

GERMANY - Birds on five more farms have reacted positive for low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI).

The veterinary authority has sent Follow Up Report No. 6 dated 7 July to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes how poultry on five farms in Saxony were found to be positive for the H7N7 sub-type of the LPAI virus between 11 June and 6 July. In total, 510 birds were involved, of which 26 were positive for the virus, six died and the remaining 447 birds were destroyed.

Further Reading

- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.