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 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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LPAI Detected in Turkeys in California

September 20, 2018

A case of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a commercial turkey flock in Stanislaus County, California.  According to a press release from the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the …

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Final HPAI Rule Awaits OMB Clearance

June 28, 2018

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has sent a final rule on indemnity payments for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance.  Among …

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