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  • Romania - Avian flu has returned to the Danube Delta - LP H5N3

    Edit: according to this source it is Low Pathogenic H5N3.

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    Avian flu has returned to the Danube Delta

    November 12, 2010,

    20 geese from the Danube delta, used as sentinel birds were detected with low pathogenic avian influenza (H5N3) strain which is not dangerous for humans, announced Friday, the National Veterinary and Food Safety (ANSVSA ).

    "Those birds are found in a location called Candura Elbow, located in an area difficult to access in the Danube Delta, which can be reached only with a boat . Pe a 3 km radius (protection zone) there are places, farms or households' representatives say ANSVSA.

    According to procedures, ANSVSA informed the European Commission.

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    Gripa aviară a revenit în Delta Dunării

    12 nov 2010,

    20 de gâşte din Delta Dunării, folosite ca păsări santinelă, au fost depistate cu virusul slab patogen al gripei aviare (H5N3), a cărui tulpină nu este periculoasă pentru om, a anunţat, vineri, Autoritatea Naţională Sanitară Veterinară şi pentru Siguranţa Alimentelor (ANSVSA).

    "Păsările respective sunt izolate, într-o locaţie numită Cot Candura, aflată într-o zonă greu accesibilă din Delta Dunării, unde se poate ajunge doar cu barca.Pe o rază de 3 km (zona de protecţie) nu există localităţi, ferme sau gospodării ale populaţiei", mai spun reprezentanţii ANSVSA.

    Conform procedurilor, ANSVSA a informat Comisia Europeană.
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