Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Portugal: Low pathogenic avian influenza confirmed

18 September, 2007

A strain of H5N2 LPAI was detected in Portugal. The H5N2 virus was discovered in two farms that rear ducks (Total of 68,000 birds) in Vila Nova da Barquinha and in Tomar. The flocks were sampled under the National Surveillance Plan for Avian Influenza 2007.