Wednesday, January 18, 2017

OIE Notification: H5N8 Poultry Outbreak In Greece


In late December Greece reported finding H5N8 in a dead mute swan recovered in the northeastern part of the country, very near the Turkish border.   Today, Greece has notified the OIE of their first outbreak in poultry, on a farm with 28,000 caged laying hens in the south of the country, very near the capital of the  Peloponnese region, Tripoli.