April 19, 2024


Five poultry farms in Hungary hit by bird flu




Hungary has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus at five poultry farms, the National Food Chain Safety Office said on April 16.


Authorities said they had slaughtered tens of thousands of turkeys, ducks and geese on the farms where the virus was detected.


The outbreak was reported in the counties of Bekes and Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok.


- Reuters

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