Infectious Diseases 2009

Infectious Diseases 2009

Avian influenza outbreak in Tibet

19 April, 2009

Chinese officials had confirmed the outbreak of a deadly strain of avian influenza among poultry in the Tibetan capital Lhasa.
The H5N1 virus had been found in poultry sold at a wholesale market in Lhasa — a week ago on April 12.
Emergency measures have been taken with 1,679 birds culled.