Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Poland: HPAI H5N8 on turkey farm

2 January, 2020

Avian Influenza has been detected in turkeys in eastern Poland. 13,000 birds will be slaughtered.
Poland is the largest poultry producer in Europe.
The last outbreak of avian influenza in Poland was recorded in 2017.
The strain involved is an highly pathogenic H5N8.