Around 500 bird flu outbreaks reported worldwide in July

Published Aug 3, 2023

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Last month, there were 488 new outbreaks of avian influenza reported in 34 countries worldwide. Germany had the most outbreaks in Europe, while the UK had the second-highest number. Several other European countries also reported outbreaks, with France being one of the hardest hit. Additionally, the Philippines had the most outbreaks outside of Europe. Avian influenza is a highly contagious viral disease that affects both wild and domestic poultry, causing a range of symptoms and potentially serious complications.
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Last month, 34 countries around the world reported 488 new outbreaks of avian influenza to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). Such data was given in the Information and Analytical Center of Rosselkhoznadzor. A significant proportion of such cases traditionally occurred in Europe, but no less number of them were registered on other continents. Moreover, it was a highly pathogenic strain of this disease (HSV), which began to constantly appear in the statistics of cases. Of the European countries, Germany has the most outbreaks of AIV, with 62. The latest example is the case of H5N1 at the end of the month in 280 birds in Beverstedt (near Bremen). Prior to this, many of them appeared in the area of the capital of the country, as well as Hamburg and Munich. Of the non-EU countries, the UK came in second with 46 outbreaks. They have been most commonly observed in wild birds in large breeding areas, but have also been seen in domestic stock in some counties. 42 outbreaks ...
Source: Rosng
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