News & Updates

  • Hungary records more secondary avian flu outbreaks
    Only Hungary has officially confirmed new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry over the past week. Direct losses of birds in the country’s poultry-dense region continue to rise. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-23
  • New cases in central Europe’s avian flu hotspots
    More than 60 outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have now been confirmed in Hungarian poultry flocks in less than one month. Bulgaria, Taiwan, and Vietnam have also reported new outbreaks. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-16
  • OIE: 34,160 turkeys lost in South Carolina avian flu case
    The first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza to occur in the United States since 2017 affected a flock of 34,160 commercial turkeys in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, according to a World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) report. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-10
  • Highly pathogenic avian flu hits South Carolina turkeys
    A commercial turkey flock in Chesterfield, South Carolina, has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), making it the first confirmed case of HPAI in the United States since 2017. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-09
  • Avian flu spreads in poultry in Hungary, Poland
    In two regions of Hungary, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) appears to be spreading rapidly. India, Poland, and Taiwan have confirmed new outbreaks in poultry, all caused by different virus variants, and there is a new outbreak of the mild form of the disease in the U.S. Scientists are warning of the emergence of a new avian flu virus posing a future threat to both humans and poultry. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-09
  • New light shed on avian flu situation in Hungary
    Two highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus variants are circulating in Hungary, and one of these is a new reassortment. New outbreaks of the disease have been confirmed in poultry in Germany and Poland, as well as Taiwan and Vietnam. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-02
  • Top 10 poultry-related articles of March 2020
    See what ten poultry-related articles and blogs were read the most during March 2020. ... read more
    Published on 2020-04-02
  • How coronavirus is affecting China’s poultry industry
    The novel coronavirus while not infecting chickens has nevertheless had a significant impact on China's broiler and egg industries. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-31
  • Germany, Hungary, Poland report avian flu in poultry
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in new regions of Germany and Hungary. The virus has also been detected on farms in Poland and South Africa, and the mild form of the disease has been confirmed on five more turkey farms in the U.S. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-26
  • US, China enter into poultry regionalization agreement
    The U.S. and China entered into an agreement that U.S. regions unaffected by highly pathogenic avian influenza or virulent Newcastle disease will still be eligible for the continued international trade of poultry products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced today. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • New avian flu outbreaks impact China, India, Philippines
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the Philippines, the Chinese province of Sichuan, and Karnataka state in India, along with countries in Europe reporting new outbreaks in poultry. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-19
  • Avian flu reported in Taiwanese, central European poultry
    While Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week, outbreaks of the disease have been reported in India, Ireland, and Poland. Two children have been confirmed with flu infections of avian origin. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-12
  • Three avian flu virus types in Taiwan’s poultry
    Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week. Local media and other sources are also reporting further cases in Poland and Vietnam. The disease situation in Hungary and Ukraine appears to have been resolved. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-06
  • Sudden spread of avian flu in Poland, Vietnam
    In Poland and Vietnam, the avian flu situation appears to have deteriorated sharply, as more outbreaks are confirmed in new areas of each country. There are also further cases in Bulgaria and Taiwan, and details have emerged about a recent outbreak in India. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-27
  • Avian flu breaks out in Bulgarian, Vietnamese poultry
    Continuing the recent pattern of outbreaks, highly pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed for the first time in new areas of Bulgaria and Vietnam. Further cases have also been recorded in the Czech Republic and Taiwan. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21