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Highly pathogenic avian influenza spreading in Europe, South Asia

9 Novembre 2016 ľ It was less than two months ago that FAO issued a warning that H5N8 avian influenza virus had been detected in wild birds in Tyva Republic in southern Russia...[More]


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08 November 2016
One Health technical and ministerial meeting opens in Dakar >>>

04 November 2016
H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza detected in Hungary and in the Republic of India >>>

31 October 2016
FAO supports Veterinary Services Directorate with Equipment to help in laboratory data collection, collation and analysis on HPAI disease prevention and control >>>

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Key documents

Publications on H5 HPAI

H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of clade detected through surveillance of wild migratory birds in the Tyva Republic, the Russian Federation ľ potential for international spread (September 2016) >>>

Addressing H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza - Qualitative risk assessment on spread in the Central African region
(October 2016) >>>

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N1 HPAI) spread in The Middle East: risk assessment
(September 2016) >>>

Publications on A(H7N9)

Qualitative risk assessment update (April 2014) >>>

Risk management along the food chain >>>

Surveillance guidelines for uninfected countries in Southeast Asia and South Asia
(November 2013) >>>

Laboratory protocols and algorithms (June 2013) >>>

Guidelines for risk communication messaging (September 2015) >>>

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Other relevant publications

Biosecurity for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI): Issues and options (FAO guidelines) >>>

Biosecurity guide for live poultry markets (FAO guidelines) >>>

Economic analysis of animal diseases (FAO guidelines) >>>

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