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Avian influenza reported on Swedish farm

The Swedish authorities have reported a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza on a small, private farm in southern Sweden.
calendar icon 2 December 2021
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The case is just one of many to hit Europe in recent weeks.

Last month, Sweden issued an order for all poultry to be kept indoors to avoid contact with wild birds, reported Reuters.

"The current highly pathogenic bird flu virus is very contagious between birds," the Swedish Board of Agriculture said.