ECDC publishes avian influenza overview for February to May 2020

07 July 2020

Article: 54/2703

A report by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has found that, between 16 February and 15 May 2020, 290 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) virus outbreaks were reported in Europe in poultry (287), captive birds (two) and wild birds (one). The cases were recorded in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Poland, with two low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) A(H7N1) virus outbreaks being reported in poultry in Italy.

Source: ECDC, 30 June 2020