Infectious Diseases 2007

Infectious Diseases 2007

Poland: Turkeys culled in Polish avian influenza outbreak

Poland 2 December, 2007 Poland's veterinary service has culled 4,200 turkeys following an outbreak of deadly H5N1 avian influenza on two  poultry farms northwest of Warsaw.
Two turkey farms in Uniejow near Plock, some 80 km (50 miles) northwest of Warsaw, were cordoned off after the outbreak was discovered and routine precautions were carried out.
Poland's previous avian influenza outbreak was in wild swans in the northern city of Torun in 2006.