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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Italy : Fifth breeding with the H7N7 virus

Machine translated article from Gea Press :

A fifth breeding, very close to those already known in the province of Bologna, near the border with that of Ravenna, was found contaminated by H7N7 highly pathogenic avian virus. The results are confirmed by the Zooprofilattico delle Venezie and relate to a farm of 105,000 laying hens, now will be torn down.

This brings to five the Emilian farms for which the Ministry of Health has ordered the slaughter of animals. In all it was detected the presence of the H7N7 virus.

Today, the health authorities have confirmed that Emilia from early days about the supposed origin of the epidemicAlso in Emilia Romagna, as a further measure to prevent the contagion, was prohibited the use of decoys for hunting. This aspect, on which in recent days was expounded the MEP Andrea Zanoni."

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