Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

South Korea: Reports 2nd case of HPAI

29 October, 2020

The Environment Ministry said the virulent bird flu strain of H5N8 was detected in a fecal sample collected from wild birds on Saturday at a stream in Yongin, some 50 kilometers south of Seoul. The finding came after the same strain was confirmed Sunday in wild bird droppings in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province.