- PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (10): China (XJ) wild bird, HPAI H5N6
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:34:32 -0500
Avian Influenza H5N6 -- China
China's agriculture ministry said on [Thu 16 Jan 2020] it had found a new case of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu in a flock of about 150 wild swans in the western Xinjiang region.
One had died and another was sick, it said in a statement on its website.
The ministry reported a case of the same strain of bird flu in swans in the region last week [week of 6 Jan 2020].
[A highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) subtype H5N6 was detected in wild