Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Japan: fourth avian influenza outbreak in 2007

Japan 1 February, 2007 The latest outbreak hit a farm in the southwestern prefecture of Miyazaki, Japan's biggest poultry-producing region.
The farm kept about 93,000 birds for their eggs.The H5N1 bird flu has already been confirmed at two other farms in Miyazaki prefecture, and one farm in the western prefecture of Okayama.