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12 Nov 2016

#Austria, #Vorarlberg started destructions of #H5N8 #birdflu infected #poultry as virus spread elsewhere (ORF, Nov. 12 ‘16)


Title: Austria, Vorarlberg started destructions of birdflu infected poultry as virus spread elsewhere.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in poultry and wild birds, Austria.

Source: ORF, full page: (LINK). Article in German, edited.

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Uncertainties in Möggers


The second bird flu suspicion in Möggers is unclear. According to Schwärzler, the H5N8 virus was clearly detected in the first samples.With new samples, the virus could no longer be clearly detected.Schwärzler says that the operation remains suspended for the time being officially blocked. However, the extension of the protection and surveillance zone is lifted. The clear result is expected on Monday.



Keywords: Austria; H5N8; Avian Influenza, Poultry.