Wednesday, July 25, 2012

CDC: Avian Influenza and Ban on Overnight Poultry Storage in Live Poultry Markets, Hong Kong

Volume 18, Number 8—August 2012


We analyzed ≈12 years of surveillance data on avian influenza in Hong Kong live poultry markets. A ban on keeping live poultry overnight in these markets reduced virus isolation rates by 84% in chickens (p = 0.006) and 100% (p = 0.01) in minor poultry.

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