Infectious Diseases 2021

Infectious Diseases 2021

LPAI Detected in San Francisco County LBM

Source: EGG‑NEWS.com 30 March, 2021

Surveillance detected an avian influenza H5 strain characterized as low pathogenic in a live bird market (LBM) in San Francisco County on March 24th.The isolation has been reported to the OIE in accordance with International obligations, resulting in possible regional exclusions of exports from San Francisco County.  Nations potentially affected will include Japan, Cuba, Columbia, Chile, Peru, UAE and Taiwan.