Avian influenza – HPAI H5N6 – China

Canadian Poultry magazine
April 09, 2018
By Canadian Poultry magazine
DATE: April 9, 2018

LOCATION: Kun Lung Wai, Fanling, North District, Hong Kong

DETAILS: An intensive surveillance system is in place for all poultry farms, poultry markets, and pet bird shops in Hong Kong. The H5N6 infected wild bird was detected in the ongoing national surveillance program in wild birds. No spread of disease was evident.

There are no poultry farms located within three km of where the bird was found. The Hong Kong Wetland Park and Mai Po Nature Reserve are not located within three km of where the bird was found. The date of end of the outbreak is the same as the date the bird was found; April 4, 2018.


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