Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Japan avian influenza outbreak spreads

26 November, 2020

Avian influenza has been detected in a third Japanese prefecture. The disease was discovered at an egg farm in Awaji city in Hyogo prefecture west of Tokyo, which is near Kagawa prefecture.
The 146,000 chickens at the Hyogo farm will be slaughtered.
More than 1.8 million chickens will have have been culled since the latest outbreak began.