4 May 2016 | Poultry | 6711 views

H7N7 Avian Influenza of high pathogenicity in poultry in Italy

Preliminary Outbreak Assessment

The Italian Authorities have reported an outbreak of H7N7 HPAI in commercial chicken layers in Ferrara region (OIE, 2016; see map). All 17,000 birds have been humanely destroyed.