Infectious Diseases 2019

Infectious Diseases 2019

H5N8 HPAI in Israel

24 April, 2019

H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in a turkey farm in Israel.
Isreal's veterinary services has reported an H5N8 outbreak in a turkey farm in Ma'ale Gilboa (Northern Israel)
The flock is 14,000 birds, 18 weeks old.All birds in the farms will be culled to prevent the spread of the disease, which was confirmed by laboratory tests.