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#H5N8 #Birdflu in #swans detected in Eastern #Croatia (Tportal, Nov. 10 ‘16)


Title: #H5N8 #Birdflu in #swans detected in Eastern #Croatia.

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootic in wild birds, Croatia.

Source: TPortal, full page: (LINK). Article in Croatian, edited.

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Bird flu in swans detected in Eastern Croatia

Author: / 11/10/2016 7:15:06 - 11/10/2016 7:14:59


In the area of ​​Vukovar-Srijem County in the village of Cerna, the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza of subtype H5N8 in wild swans, said Wednesday the Ministry of Agriculture, adding that he found the virus belongs to a strain of which has not been found to cause infection in humans. According to the statement, "avian influenza is a highly contagious viral disease of poultry and other birds, which can manifest itself in different ways, depending on the ability of the virus to cause disease (pathogenicity) and the affected species.



Keywords: H5N8; Avian Influenza; Wild Birds; Croatia.