Title: #Austria, First #H5N8 suspected case in domestic #poultry in #Vorarlberg.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, Europe-wide epizootics in poultry and wild birds.
Source: ORF, full page: (LINK). Article in German, edited.
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First H5N8 suspected case of domestic poultry
In Vorarlberg, a first suspicion of bird flu has occurred in domestic poultry. Until now only wild birds were affected. At Lake Constance, a protection zone and a stabling obligation are valid from Friday, 0.00 am.
The suspected case in a Vorarlberger poultry farm was reported on Wednesday. The Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) is now reviewing samples from several dead animals from the farm.According to Ulrich Herzog from the Ministry of Health, results are expected to be reached by Friday.
Keywords: H5N8; Avian Influenza, Poultry; Austria.