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Avian influenza (bird flu): epidemiology reports

Investigations carried out to describe and explain cases of avian influenza (bird flu).

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The following reports have been published, summarising the epidemiological investigations carried out to describe and explain cases of:

  • H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: 3 additional infected small-holder premises, April to May 2017
  • H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: between December 2016 and March 2017
  • H7N7 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: near Preston, Lancashire, July 2015
  • H7N7 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza: in broiler breeder chickens, February 2015
  • H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: in breeding ducks on a premises in Yorkshire, November 2014

We’ve separately published the epidemiology report into the avian influenza case in Dunfermline, Scotland in 2016.

Published 12 March 2015
Last updated 18 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated June 2017 epidemiology report: The description of IP9 on p24 has been changed from grandparent broiler-breeder unit to broiler-breeder unit, in order to more accurately reflect the nature of the business
  2. Added national epidemiology report on cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 on 3 additional infected small-holder premises, April to May 2017.
  3. Added national epidemiology report on cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 between December 2016 and March 2017.
  4. Uploaded corrected version of epi report for July 2015 outbreak - fixed unreadable text on page 33 and changed the number of PZ duck holdings on page 34 has been changed from 16 to 15.
  5. Added epidemiology report for H7N7 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreak in near Preston, Lancashire, July 2015.
  6. First published.