USDA confirms HPAI in South Carolina

April 23, 2020

On April 9, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey flock in Chesterfield County, SC. This is the first confirmed …

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HPAI outbreak spreads to Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia

January 23, 2020

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) rapidly returned to Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia shortly after Poland’s first report of the disease in several flocks at the end of December. Slovakia reported a case in a backyard …

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H7N3 HPAI Reported in Mexico

August 15, 2019

Four new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) linked to the H7N3 virus variant have been confirmed in Mexico. The disease was detected in two backyard flocks in the states of Vera Cruz and …

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California Confirms H5 LPAI in Ducks

May 9, 2019

Newcastle Battle Continues Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of 9,500 breeding ducks in Monterey County, California. The virus, the H5 serotype, was found as the result of routine surveillance, …

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California Continues to Battle New Castle and LPAI

October 4, 2018

Three additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) recently were confirmed in California, two in backyard chicken flocks and one in a live bird market.  Birds from the affected live bird market, located in Los Angeles …

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