Updates on Avian Flu

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has updated his Assembly colleagues regarding the current Avian Influenza outbreak across the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Speaking today, Minister Poots said: “As of today, 48 cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1 have been confirmed across Great Britain since the first case was confirmed in England on 26 October 2021. The type or premises infected range from ‘backyard’ flocks to significant commercial premises in excess of over 100,000 birds.

Source and to read more : https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk/news/minister-updates-assembly-avian-flu