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According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), on March 27, 2021, the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food reported to OIE that an H5N1 highly pathogenic influenza A outbreak occurred in France .
The outbreak occurred in the town of DRAGEY, Avranches, Manche, which was confirmed on March 26, 2021. The source of the epidemic was exposure to wild species. After autopsy and laboratory tests, it was found that one brent goose became ill and died.
The epidemic is still continuing, and the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food will submit a follow-up report every week.