Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

H5N1 strain found in Germany

10 March, 2009

Germany has informed the European Commission of an outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza, the EU's first case of the lethal strain of the contagious disease in poultry this year.
The outbreak was found in a wild duck shot during a hunt near the town of Starnberg in the German state of Bavaria