Infectious Diseases 2018

Infectious Diseases 2018

New outbreaks of avian influenza in Bulgaria

19 October, 2018

Bulgaria reported two highly pathogenic H5 outbreaks, both in commercial poultry farms in Haskovo province in the south. The outbreaks started on Oct 17, nearly 150,000 birds are involved at the two facilities. The detection follows an Oct 8 report of an H5N8 outbreak in backyard birds in Plovdiv province in the central part of the country.