Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

Update: LPAI in Germany

16 January, 2009

The total number of outbreaks in Lower Saxony is 30. Tha latest was confirmed on 14 January 2009. To date, around 475,000 turkeys have been culled. All outbreaks except one have occurred on turkey farms. The other outbreak was on a mixed holding where turkeys were also kept and geese and ducks were affected as well. The majority of infected premises are within Garrel and Bosel in Lower Saxony. There are three more infected premises in two other neighboring administrative areas, Saterland and Friesoythe.