New Case of Low-Path Bird Flu Reported

by 5m Editor
28 July 2011, at 12:13am

GERMANY - A new case of low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been reported in a small poultry flock in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany.

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 8 dated 27 July to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The outbreak started on 21 July at Sandhorst in Lower Saxony. One bird of the flock of 190 birds showed symptoms and all the birds have been destroyed.

The presence of the H7N7 sub-type of the LPAI virus has been confirmed.

Further Reading

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