Infectious Diseases 2017

Infectious Diseases 2017

Second H5N8 case in a backyard flock in Lancashire

9 May, 2017

A second case of H5N8 avian influenza has been confirmed in a backyard flock of chickens and ducks near Thornton. It is understood that the flock contained nine birds, a number of which have since died and the rest will be humanely culled.