Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Iran: Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in backyard chickens

Iran 16 January, 2008 This outbreak was diagnosed in Mazandaran in backyard chickens. Iran reported that 14 birds were infected and that another 475 were destroyed
The diagnosis was done by Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSV), Padova (Italy).
The outbreak on Dec. 10 was not reported to the Paris-based body until today.