Tag: bird flu

[Alert] Guangdong reports 1 case of H5N6, how to prevent it? Can you rest assured to eat chicken?
By: Date: 2021-08-28 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,

The Guangdong Provincial Health Commission notified Huizhou City on August 19 to report 1 case of H5N6. The report said:Experts have judged that the case in Huizhou this time is an accidental case, and the risk of transmission of the virus is low at this stage. However, experts also remind everyone to take preventive measures every day.

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Hong Kong Food Safety Center:Imports of poultry meat and poultry products in parts of Poland and South Africa suspended
By: Date: 2021-07-03 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,

The Centre for Food Safety of the Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced on July 2 that in response to a notification from the Polish Veterinary Inspection Service, that a highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza had occurred in the Piaseczyński district of Masovian Province, Poland. An outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in the Msunduzi Local Municipality in KwaZulu Natal, the center immediately instructed the industry to suspend imports of poultry meat and poultry products (including poultry eggs) from the above areas to protect the public health of Hong Kong.

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