Two new cases of avian influenza confirmed in the UK

A third case was suspected
calendar icon 7 April 2022
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UK authorities confirmed two new cases of avian influenza in the UK yesterday. HPAI H5N1 was confirmed in poultry at a premises near Ely, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire and a premises near Newton St Cyres, Mid Devon, Devon. A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone was put in place around each of the premises.

HPAI H5N1 was suspected in birds at a premises near Tedburn St Mary, Teinbridge, Devon. A 3km Temporary Control Zone and 10km Temporary Control Zone was put in place around the premises.

In other news, following successful completion of disease control activities and surveillance within the disease control zone surrounding a premises near Holy Island, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland the 10km Surveillance Zone has been revoked.

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