Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Bulgaria: First avian influenza report for 2020

17 February, 2020

The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA) has reported the first outbreak of avian influenza in Bulgaria for 2020. The avian influenza strain is  the highly pathogenic H5N8 at a duck breeding farm in Rakovski near Plovdiv. 
All affected and contact birds in the farm will be culled and disposed of under official supervision.