Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

More outbreaks of H5N8 in Poland

27 February, 2020

Poland has reported seven new HPAI H5N8 outbreaks on commercial farms. In the period February 7-22, more than 170,000 poultry were lost to the disease in these outbreaks, including 35,000 birds that died. Affected premises were spread across five provinces in central Poland, including the first cases in Opole and Lodz.
Direct losses of poultry are approaching 360,000.