Canadian Poultry Magazine

Eagle in Vancouver marks Pacific Flyway’s first HPAI case



Bald eagle found dead in metropolitan area tests positive for avian influenza.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has reached North America’s Pacific Flyway for the first time in 2022.

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reported the confirmed presence of HPAI of an H5 variant in a bald eagle that had died in the metropolitan area of Vancouver, British Columbia.

The OIE report was issued on March 2.


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