Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza


Avian influenza (AI), caused by the influenza virus Type “A”, can affect several species of food producing birds (chickens, turkeys, quails, guinea fowl, etc.), as well as pet birds and wild birds with some strains resulting in high mortality rates. The virus has also been isolated from mammalian species including humans, rats and mice, weasels and ferrets, pigs, cats, tigers and dogs.

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Technical Disease Card

OIE Update on HPAI in Animals (Type H5 & H7)