Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

UK: H5N8 confirmed on farm in North Yorkshire

29 November, 2020

Avian influenza of the H5N8 strain was confirmed at a turkey fattening premises near Northallerton on Saturday 28 November.
All 10,500 birds at the farm will be humanely culled to limit the spread of the disease.
A 3km and 10km Temporary Control Zone has been put in place around the infected site to limit the risk of the disease spreading.