Avian influenza – HPAI H5N6, OIE – Finland, Slovakia
By Canadian Poultry magazineFeatures Disease watch Health Diseases
DATE: March 31, 2018
LOCATION: Kralova, Galanta, Trnava and Parainen, Lounais-Suomi
DETAILS: A white-tailed eagle unable to fly properly was found and delivered to wild animal shelter on [20 Mar 2018]. The swab sample was found positive for avian influenza type H5N6 on [29 Mar 2018]. The white-tailed eagle was euthanized because of its poor condition. The shelter had 5 other wild birds (whooper swan, rock pigeons, greenfinch) that were euthanized as well.
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