More Avian Flu of Two Types Affecting Poultry Farms in Taiwan

TAIWAN - Three new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in Taiwan.
calendar icon 22 April 2016
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One of the outbreaks was of the H5N8 strain in a Kaohsiung City abattoir, whilst the other two were H5N2 in breeding geese in Chiayi County.

In total, 560 birds died and over 3,500 more were destroyed as a result of the outbreaks.

Following the stamping out operation, cleaning and disinfection measures as well as movement restrictions and intensified surveillance have been put in place.

Location of the outbreaks in Chiayi County

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