Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

UK: avian influenza at Cheshire farm

3 November, 2020

The H5N8 strain of avian influenza (HPAI) was detected at a broiler breeders premises in Frodsham in Cheshire, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said.
All 13,000 birds at the farm, which produces hatching eggs, will be humanely culled to limit the spread of the disease.