The French Ministry of Agriculture has updated their avian influenza surveillance page, adding 3 new outbreaks since yesterday, including a fifth detection in Gers, and two detections in previously unaffected Departments; Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Aveyron.
Situation at 14 December 2016: 19 confirmed H5N8 outbreaks in farms and 2 cases in wildlife.
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List of outbreaks on farms
Tarn: 7 homes
Gers: 5 homes
Lot-et-Garonne: 4 homes
Hautes-Pyrénées: 1 home
Pyrénées-Atlantiques: 1 home
Aveyron: 1 home
List of outbreaks in wildlife
Pas-de-Calais: 1 home
Haute-Savoie: 1 home
On 2 December 2016, a case was confirmed on a seagull in the town of Evian.
Since the last update on the situation on 5 December 2016 , new highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) subtype H5N8 were reported in Europe.
The total number of outbreaks and cases reported continues to increase and is now 406:
including 245 in the wild bird,
155 in farms,
and 6 in the captive birds.