H5N8 highly pathogenic influenza A outbreak in Greece
By: Date: 2021-04-05 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
Food Partner Network News According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), on April 1, 2021, the Ministry of Rural Development and Food of Greece notified OIE that a H5N8 highly pathogenic influenza A had occurred in Greece epidemic.

γ€€γ€€ The outbreak occurred in Iraklia, Central Macedonia, which was confirmed on April 1, 2021. The source of the epidemic is unknown or uncertain. Laboratory testing revealed that 3 pelicans were sick and died.
γ€€γ€€The epidemic has not yet ended. The Ministry of Rural Development and Food of Greece will submit a follow-up report every week.