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According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), on April 13, 2021, the Food Chain Safety Agency of the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary notified OIE that an H5N1 highly pathogenic poultry had occurred in Hungary. Influenza epidemic.
The outbreak occurred in the town of Pishpokrodani, Hajdú-Bihar, which was confirmed on April 13, 2021. The source of the epidemic is unknown or uncertain. Laboratory testing revealed that 11,769 poultry were suspected of being infected, of which 2,650 died, and 9,119 were killed and disposed of.
The epidemic is still continuing, and the Food Chain Safety Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary will submit a follow-up report every week.