Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza [#H5N8 / #H5N5] in #Italy – #Situation as of February 6 2017.
Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N5 & H5N8 subtype, poultry preventive slaughtering in birdflu affected area.
Source: National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Padua, Italy, full page: (LINK).
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Italy – Situation as of February 6 2017
- On 3 February 2017, the official authorities concluded the preventive slaughtering of a laying hen farm with about 36.900 birds in the province of Rovigo.
- This farm was identified as a high risk “contact premises” due to epidemiological links with the outbreak detected on 25 January 2017 in the Rovigo province.
Keywords: Italy; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry.