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Low pathogenic avian influenza virus was detected from feces of wild birds collected in Aichi prefecture

Posted on December 12, 2018

On 12th December, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported that a low-pathogenic avian influenza virus (H7N9 subtype) was detected from one fecal sample of wild birds collected on November 21 in Aichi Prefecture was.

In Korea, 32 cases of low-pathogenic avian influenza viruses (H5 and H7 subtypes) have been detected since October, 1990, and the risk of invasion of the disease virus in the country is increasing It is considered to be.

In this prefecture, as we enter this season, we conducted on-site inspections on housekeeping farms (over 100 birds, all) in the prefecture, instructed compliance with the sanitary hygiene control standards, and confirmed that there were no abnormalities in all I will.

As a poultry farmer, a person raising poultry, and everyone involved, please continue to take all possible measures to prevent invasion of this disease. Also, if any abnormality is found in the breeding poultry, immediately contact the nearest animal health department.

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