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vND update: California State Vet suspends all on farm inspections and tightens biosecurity
June 7, 2019
Since May 18, 2018, USDA has confirmed 445 premises in California as infected with vND, including 141 in San Bernardino County, 259 in Riverside County, 44 in Los Angeles County, 1 in Ventura County, and 1 in Alameda County. USDA also confirmed 2 other infected premises: 1 in Utah and 1 in Arizona. Six commercial and industrial table egg layer operations account for about 1.1 million of the euthanized birds, with the another 120,000 mostly backyard exhibition chickens.
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Low path H5 Avian Influenza in California commercial duck breeder
April 29, 2019
As part of routine surveillance for H5/H7 Avian Influenza, H5 low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) was detected in a 9500 bird commercial duck breeder flock in Monterey County, California. This is a LPAI virus of North American wild bird lineage H5N2. There have been no clinical signs of illness or increased mortality on the premises. Quarantine is in place.
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Update on low pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza outbreak in Minnesota commercial turkey flocks
January 25, 2019
Ongoing surveillance by the Minnesota Board of Animal Health has identified a new case of H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza. This is the 9th case since October 19. Flocks are quarantined, tested and monitored until virus-negative at which time they are "controlled marketed."
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OIE Situation Report Avian Influenza August 2018
December 29, 2018
This report provides an analysis of the current global situation from the OIE expertise network. The document briefly presents the key risks driving current events - how the strains are interacting with hosts (both wild birds and poultry, and sometimes humans) and the environment (season and climate, livestock husbandry systems, ecosystems) – and how the events may evolve in the months ahead.
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Low path AI eliminated from 5 California commercial turkey flocks
November 27, 2018
Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been eliminated in the five turkey flocks in California that tested positive in September and October, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) reported. All surveillance zones have been lifted.
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