H5N4 highly pathogenic influenza A outbreak in Switzerland
By: Date: 2021-02-08 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
  Food Partner Network News According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), on February 5, 2021, the Swiss Federal Veterinary Office reported to OIE According to the report, a highly pathogenic H5N4 influenza A outbreak occurred in Switzerland.

   The outbreak occurred in Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen and was confirmed on February 4, 2021. The source of the epidemic is unknown or uncertain. After autopsy and laboratory tests, it was found that a yellow-footed gull was suspected to be infected and became ill. It was killed and disposed of.

  The epidemic is still continuing, and the Swiss Federal Veterinary Office will submit a follow-up report every week.

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