Thursday, May 23, 2024

An update on avian influenza outbreaks around the world

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By Barbara Olejnik

Poultry Times staff

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza continue to beleaguer poultry in countries across the world.

In China, an outbreak of the H7N9 strain occurred in peacocks at a zoo in the city of Jinzhou in Liaoning province. This outbreak is the first of that strain in China since May 2018, which involved a layer farm, also in Liaoning province.

Following the outbreak, local authorities in accordance with plans and requirements for prevention and control, culled 191 birds.

China, during the summer of 2017, saw the biggest H7N9 outbreaks in. . .

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