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Avian Influenza – Denmark

July 23, 2018
By Canadian Poultry magazine


DATE: July 23, 2018

LOCATION: Vejro, Lolland, East

DETAILS: On July 8, a common eider was found dead on the island of Vejro, municipality of Lolland. The bird was found among several other dead wild birds of different species, but mostly eiders.

On July 16, the National Veterinary Institute confirmed highly pathogenic influenza A virus (H5N6) in the samples from one eider; the other samples were unsuitable for testing.