Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Two new avian influenza outbreaks in Bulgaria

25 February, 2020

Bulgaria's food safety agency authorities reported two new outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in the southern part of the Balkan country.One of the new outbreaks was found at a farm with more than 55,000 egg-laying hens in Trilistnik. The other outbreak was reported at a farm with more than 11,000 ducks in Padarsko.
All the hens and ducks at the two farms would be culled.