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Low-Path Bird Flu Reported in Friesland Poultry

6 August 2013, at 12:55am

NETHERLANDS - A single case of the H7 subtype of low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been reported in a poultry flock in Friesland.

The Dutch veterinary authority sent an Immediate Notification dated 5 August to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

The report describes a single case of LPAI in a flock of 9,043 birds in Tzum. On 3 August, a 1-km protection zone has been established. In this one-km zone, there are no other premises with poultry.

The virus has been partially identified as of the H7 sub-group.

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