Infectious Diseases 2017

Infectious Diseases 2017

Taiwan: H5N6 in a turkey farm

12 February, 2017

Taiwan reports an outbreak of H5N6 HPAI in a turkey farm in Tainan
Last week, a dead goose in Hualien County was found to be infected with the H5N6 virus, the first confirmed H5N6 infection in the country.
On Feb 11,, a truck load of frozen duck carcasses transported from Hualien to the neighboring county of Yilan for slaughter was confirmed as having been infected with both H5N6 and H5N2.