Infectious Diseases 2008

Infectious Diseases 2008

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N7, June 2008 - Epidemiology Report

UK - Avian Influenza 11 July, 2008 Following a report of suspected avian notifiable disease in laying hens in Oxfordshire on 2 June 2008, highly pathogenic (HP) H7N7 avian influenza (AI) infection was confirmed on 4 June 2008. This report updates the initial epidemiology report, published on 17 June 2008, and completes reporting of all the epidemiological investigations carried out, which seek to explain the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H7N7 infection in free range laying hens on a permises near Banbury, Oxfordshire.
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