Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Haiti reports avian influenza cases

Haiti 13 June, 2008 Haiti’s authorities have detected several avian influenza outbreaks in at least 3 regions (Limonade, Cap Haitien; Baskin, Miragoane; Ti Lory, Cerca La source).
At least 2,000 birds and fighting roosters were tested by a lab in Ohio, U.S., which confirmed an H5N2 LPAI infection.
In January Haiti banned Dominican chicken and egg imports after the virus H5N2 was found in cockfighting roosters in Higüey.