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Sungkyunkwan Uni develops portable AI test equipment

The research team of South Korea’s Sungkyunkwan University has developed a new portable test kit for avian influenza (AI) virus. The equipment can detect...

Philippines bans poultry imports from Hungary, Japan

The Philippines has imposed a temporary ban on poultry imports from Hungary and Japan due to reported cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza. In...

South Korea confirms H5N1 outbreak in Eumseong

South Korea’s government recently confirmed another outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus at a chicken farm in Eumseong, North Chungcheong province. This...

AI infected crows threaten industry in Rajashtan

The local authority in India recently confirmed that 70 crows at the Sambhar Lake, Rajashtan died of avian influenza. “On November 19, we received news...

Asia’s poultry industry shows resilience towards AI 

Avian influenza (AI), also known as bird flu, remains a major challenge to the poultry industry in Asia despite the availability of vaccines. HA...

OIE and WHO urge surveillance and vigilance against AI

As countries enter the high-risk period for avian influenza (AI) spread in birds, OIE recently recommended stepped-up surveillance and biosecurity efforts. In a November 19...

Hong Kong bans poultry imports, Philippines to follow

Hong Kong has suspended the import of poultry meat and eggs from Japan, South Korea, Norway, the Netherlands, and Poland following severe H5 bird...

South Korea, Japan report bird flu outbreaks

South Korea recently confirmed another case of highly pathogenic bird flu at a local duck farm in the southwestern region, the sixth of its...

Chinese man dies from H9N2 infection

China recently reported another H9N2 avian influenza case, which involved a 39-year-old man who died from his infection, according to the latest disease threat...

Vietnam detects H5N8 avian influenza in backyard poultry

The Sub-Department of Livestock and Veterinary Medicine in Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province has detected the H5N8 avian influenza (AI) virus in a backyard chicken...

Philippine government urged to ban all poultry imports

A multi-sectoral agricultural group in the Philippines has called on the government to ban poultry imports. The Samahang Industrya sa Agrikultura (SINAG) said the resurgence...

H5N6 human infections in China due to contact with poultry

The largest number of human infections with the H5N6 avian influenza have been in China’s southwestern Sichuan province, though cases have also been reported...

China reports 21 human infections with H5N6

China has reported 21 human infections with the H5N6 subtype of avian influenza in 2021 to the WHO, compared with only five last year. A...

Vietnam detects H5N8 avian influenza in chicken farm

The Sub-Department of Livestock and Veterinary Medicine in Vietnam's Quang Ninh province has detected the H5N8 avian influenza (AI) virus in a backyard chicken...

Japan’s feed demand to stay flat

Japan’s compound feed demand this year will stay flat as ASF, avian influenza, and the Covid-19 pandemic appear to have limited impact, industry sources...

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