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Avian influenza: lessons identified from the December 2016 to June 2017 outbreak

Summary of lessons identified from the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza between December 2016 and June 2017.

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This report summarises lessons from the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza between December 2016 and June 2017. Following an exotic disease outbreak, it is routine practice in the UK to evaluate how we responded, and to identify lessons for future outbreaks.

Our avian influenza (bird flu) guide covers advice to bird keepers on measures to protect against the disease.

Published 13 September 2017