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#Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17 (@CDCgov, edited)

Title : #Update: Increase in #Human #Infections with #Avian #Influenza #H7N9 Viruses During the 5th #Epidemic — #China, Oct. ‘16–Aug. 7 ‘17....

2 May 2017

Highly Pathogenic #Avian #Influenza #H5N8, #Italy [an infected wild #swan in #Turin] (IZSVE, May 2 2017)

 

Title: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8, Italy [an infected wild swan in Turin].

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

Source: National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza, Padua, Italy, full page: (LINK).

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8, Italy [an infected wild swan in Turin]

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Summary

  • On 29 April 2017 the National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease (NRL) confirmed as positive to Avian Influenza A virus, subtype H5N8, samples obtained from organs of a wild swan found dead in proximity to a park in Turin province (Piedmont Region).
  • Further information on virus characterization, ongoing at NRL, will be provided as soon as available.

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Keywords: Italy; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Wild Birds.

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