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11 Aug 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, Italy [#Update] (#IZSVE, August 11 ‘17)

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, Italy [#Update].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry enzootic in Italy.

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

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Italy


|-- Outbreaks | PDF (last update: 11/08/2017) —|

|-- Map | PDF (last update: 10/08/2017) –|


  • Today, the Lombardy region Authority reported the conclusion of the culling procedures for the cases of Avian Influenza confirmed on 5 and 9 August.
  • Furthermore, the cleaning and disinfection operations have been completed in the geese farm (confirmed on 5 August), while the operations on the other cases are near completion.
  • The pre-emptive culling of an at-risk turkey farm, located near the last confirmed outbreak, is planned for today.



Keywords: Italy; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Poultry.