Transmission And Infection Of H5N1

Ontario, Canada, has been hit with bird flu before when the H5N2 strain struck in April 2015

Avian influenza control zone set up in Ontario

By Aidan Fortune

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has established an Avian Influenza Control Zone in Ontario to control the movement of animals, products and equipment to minimise spread of the disease.

Hong Kong has stopped imports of poultry from two Vietnam provinces due to avian influenza

Hong Kong bans poultry from Vietnam

By Michelle Perrett

Hong Kong has banned imports of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from two provinces in Vietnam, following an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza.

 The OIE and FAO have urged at-risk nations to step up biosecurity.

Biosecurity precautions urged over bird flu threat in Europe

By Oli Haenlein

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have warned that avian influenza’s “rapid spread” through Europe threatens the poultry sectors in low-resourced countries, and have urged...

Citizens urged to remain vigilant

Hong Kong evades bird flu

By Carina Perkins

Hong Kong health authorities have confirmed that there have so far been no locally confirmed cases of avian influenza H7N9.

Bird flu outbreak in the Netherlands

Bird flu outbreak in the Netherlands

By Carina Perkins

More than 80,000 chickens have been destroyed on a farm in the Netherlands following an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza virus.


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