Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

Avian Influenza in Europe: Update

18 April, 2020

Hungary: The Hungarian Veterinary Authorities confirmed 30 new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the subtype H5N8 in domestic poultry. All the holdings involved are secondary outbreaks located in Kecskemét district, northern part of the Bács-Kiskun County, and in the bordering Csongrád County, where several farms have been reported positive to the same serotype in the preceding weeks.
Bulgaria: Bulgaria reported two outbreaks, one in Kardzali province that began on Mar 3 and one in Plovdiv province that started on Mar 12. Both occurred on farms in the south central part of the country.