Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

H5N5 in Germany

12 November, 2020

Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N5 strain has been reported in backyard poultry farm in Zingst, Vorpommern-Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - Germany.All poultry have been culled (54 chickens, 10 geese, 3 ducks) and safely disposed of (except 100 pigeons). Restriction zones have been established. An epidemiological investigation is ongoing.