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  • #16
    Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-60278800

    Bird flu: Outbreak at Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham in Norfolk
    Published 1 hour ago

    A nature reserve has closed after bird flu was discovered at the site.

    Pensthorpe Natural Park, near Fakenham in Norfolk, said one case of avian flu had been confirmed.

    In a statement, the park, which was home to BBC Springwatch from 2008 to 2010, said it was likely to have come from wild birds visiting the reserve...

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      • #18
        Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-jersey-60507176

        Dead buzzards test positive for bird flu in Jersey
        Published 8 hours ago

        Two common buzzards have tested positive for bird flu in Jersey, the States has said.

        The birds died earlier in February and were tested as part of the government's surveillance programme.

        People are advised not to handle unwell or dead wild birds...

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          • #20
            Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-jersey-60616725

            Third bird in Jersey tests positive for bird flu
            Published 35 minutes ago

            A third case of bird flu has been reported in Jersey in 2022.

            A red-breasted goose at Jersey Zoo tested positive for avian influenza after it died last month.

            Two dead wild buzzards were the first to test positive for bird flu in Jersey earlier in February...

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            Source: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/new...astle-23290823

            Bird flu outbreak at Eastnor Castle Estate
            The outbreak took place at Eastnor Castle Estate
            By Alexander Brock Senior Reporter
            14:37, 4 MAR 2022

            An outbreak of bird flu has been confirmed at a popular West Midlands tourist attraction near the Malvern Hills. Herefordshire Council says it is working with the DEFRA and the UK Health Security Agency to control the outbreak at Eastnor Castle Estate near Ledbury...

            ...Earlier this year, a health warning was also issued over Birmingham's own outbreak after more than a dozen swans were found dead in a city park. Herefordshire Council says it has taken steps to reduce the spread of bird flu at Eastnor Castle Estate...

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            • #21
              Source: https://westbridgfordwire.com/warnin...ewstead-abbey/

              Warning after cases of Avian Flu confirmed at Newstead Abbey
              By Wire
              7:15 pm 4 Mar 2022
              UPDATED: 8:13 pm 4 Mar 2022

              Residents are being urged not to interact with wild birds after a confirmed case of avian flu at Newstead Abbey.

              Nottinghamshire businesses, schools and residents in possession of poultry and captive birds are being asked to keep them indoors where possible to reduce the risk of avian influenza...

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              • #22
                Source: https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/w...-park-23297703

                Bird flu discovered at Cardiff's Roath Park Lake with seven birds suspected to have died from virus (Wales)

                People are now being urged not to touch or hand-feed birds at any of the capital's parks
                By John Jones Reporter
                09:36, 5 MAR 2022


                A warning has been issued by Cardiff Council after a case of bird flu was confirmed at a popular city park.

                People have been urged to avoid touching or feeding birds at any park across the capital, following the discovery at Roath Park Lake earlier this week.

                A goose is now confirmed to have died of avian flu, while a further six birds were also found dead at the park this week, with wardens believing these deaths were also caused by the virus.

                It comes just weeks after a swan found dead at the Knap Lake in Barry also tested positive for avian flu, with more than a dozen other carcasses found at the lake since...

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                  • #24
                    Immediate notification
                    Influenza A viruses of high pathogenicity (Inf. with) (non-poultry including wild birds) (2017-), United Kingdom

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                    General Information
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                    COUNTRY OR ZONE
                    ZONE

                    DISEASE
                    Influenza A viruses of high pathogenicity (Inf. with) (non-poultry including wild birds) (2017-)

                    STARTED ON
                    22-02-2022

                    ANIMAL TYPE
                    TERRESTRIAL

                    GENOTYPE/ SEROTYPE/ SUBTYPE
                    H5N1

                    CONFIRMED ON
                    04-03-2022

                    REASON
                    First occurrence in a zone or a compartment

                    CAUSAL AGENT
                    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus

                    ENDED ON
                    -

                    DISEASE CATEGORY
                    OIE-listed

                    REPORTED ON
                    05-03-2022

                    LAST OCCURRENCE
                    -

                    Epidemiology

                    SOURCE OF EVENT OR ORIGIN OF INFECTION
                    - Contact with wild species


                    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL COMMENTS
                    Epidemiological investigation ongoing.
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                    Outbreaks

                    ob_98380 - Jersey


                    OUTBREAK REFERENCE
                    JHPAI-C01/2022

                    STARTED ON
                    22-02-2022

                    EPIDEMIOLOGICAL UNIT
                    Zoo

                    DETAILED CHARACTERISATION
                    -

                    NUMBER OF OUTBREAKS
                    -

                    ENDED ON
                    -

                    AFFECTED POPULATION DESCRIPTION
                    Official samples from a captive red breasted goose that was found dead were H5N1 HPAI positive. This is a zoological collection.

                    APPROXIMATE LOCATION
                    Jersey

                    FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
                    Jersey

                    SECOND ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
                    Trinity

                    THIRD ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
                    Trinity

                    GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATES
                    Lat : 49.23

                    Long : -2.08


                    SPECIES MEASURING UNIT SUSCEPTIBLE CASES DEATHS KILLED AND DISPOSED OF SLAUGHTERED/KILLED FOR COMMERCIAL USE VACCINATED
                    Birds NEW Animal 16 1 1 0 0 0
                    TOTAL Animal 16 1 1 0 0 0
                    - NEW Animal 16 1 1 0 0 0
                    TOTAL Animal 16 1 1 0 0 0
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                    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                    -Nelson Mandela

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                      • #26
                        Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-60676027

                        Bird flu case confirmed on Isle of Wight
                        Published 3 hours ago

                        Residents have been asked to be vigilant following a case of bird flu in Hampshire.

                        It was confirmed in a dead wild bird on the Isle of Wight and is the first such case during the current outbreak.

                        The influenza spreads among birds and official agencies have said the risk to public health and food safety is low...

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                            • #29
                              Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-derbyshire-60770464

                              Bird flu alert after 13 animals die at Derbyshire nature reserve
                              Published 1 hour ago

                              Pet owners are being advised to keep their animals on leads after a bird flu outbreak was confirmed at a nature site in Derbyshire.

                              Erewash Borough Council said testing on one of the 13 swans and Canadian geese found dead at Straw's Bridge Local Nature Reserve confirmed they had been infected with the virus...

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                              • #30
                                Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-60853599

                                Bird flu 'kills 30 birds' at Cardiff's Roath Park (Wales)
                                Published 37 minutes ago

                                An outbreak of avian flu is believed to have killed more than 30 birds at a city park.

                                The virus was first identified at Cardiff's Roath Park when a dead goose tested positive last month.

                                Since then people have been advised to avoid touching or feeding birds at the popular lake...

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