Croatia reports avian influenza outbreak on poultry farm

Poultry farm near Bosnian border impacted
calendar icon 22 November 2023
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Croatia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus on apoultry farm, Reuters reported, citing the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) on Tuesday.

The outbreak infected five poultry among a flock of 19,600 on a farm in the county of Brodsko-Posavska near the Bosnian border, the Paris-based WOAH said in a report, citing Croatian authorities.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly called bird flu, has spread around the globe in the past years, leading to the culling of hundreds of millions of poultry.

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