Infectious Diseases 2021

Infectious Diseases 2021

UK: HPAI outbreak at farm near Alcester

10 November, 2021

Avian influenza H5N1 has been confirmed in a small poultry unit at a premises near Alcester, Bidford, Warwickshire. Further testing has confirmed this to be a highly pathogenic strain (HPAI H5N1). A 3km Protection Zone and 10km Surveillance Zone have been declared around the premises.