Infectious Diseases 2020

Infectious Diseases 2020

H5N8 in Hungary - Update

27 April, 2020

The Hungarian Veterinary Authorities confirmed 14 new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the subtype H5N8 in domestic poultry. With the present update, the outbreaks confirmed in Hungary since the beginning of 2020 are 230. 
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 the current H5N8 epidemic has been ongoing for several weeks.