Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Japan: 3rd avian infkuenza outbreak

13 November, 2020

The Kagawa prefectural government said that avian influenza cases have been confirmed at a poultry farm in the western Japan prefecture, this year’s third avian influenza outbreak at a Japanese farm.
The virus is believed to be a highly pathogenic strain.
About 11,000 chickens being raised at the farm in the city of Mitoyo will be culled.