Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Germany detects H5N1 avian influenza in two dead ducks

Germany 4 August, 2007 Two ducks found dead near Munich in southern Germany tested positive for the H5N1 avian influenza virus and a third was infected with a milder strain, a state laboratory said.
The three ducks were found dead near Speichersee, a lake to the northeast of Munich, Elke Reinking, spokeswoman for the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, said on Friday. The surrounding area would be searched for any other dead birds (Reuters).