Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Outbreak of low path AI in Germany

24 Nov 2009
The ag authorities of Germany reported an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (H5) in birds on a farm in Grosswechsungen, Thuringen.

Twentyfive of 2420 birds died. The serotype is yet unknown.

Measure: stamping out. Vaccination is prohibited for poultry and is only allowed for zoo birds.

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