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12 Nov 2016

#Germany, #H5N8 #Avian #Influenza Virus confirmed on a #farm in Western #Pomerania (Der Spiegel, Nov. 12 ‘16)

 

Title: #H5N8 #Avian #Influenza Virus confirmed on a #farm in Western #Pomerania.

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

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

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H5N8 Avian Influenza Virus confirmed on a farm in Western Pomerania

Now the dangerous avian influenza has already occurred in two German poultry farms. The Minister of Economic Affairs has convened a crisis committee.

Saturday, 12.11.2016   11:41

The suspicion of the high-infected H5N8 virus in a farm animal farm in the district of Vorpommern-Greifswald has been confirmed. This was announced by the Agrarministerium in Schwerin on Saturday. On Friday, 31 animals were found dead at the private chicken farm in Mesekenhagen, 26 more were killed as a precaution because of the suspicion of bird flu.

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Keywords: Germany; Avian Influenza; H5N8; Poultry.

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