Global H5N8 outbreak

Latest FAO Global H5N8 update (6 Dec).

Latest DEFRA guidance (updated 14 Nov), including new rules  for Prevention Zones.

DEFRA: simple advice for keepers of ‘backyard flocks (17 May), with “Help protect your birds from the risk of #Birdflu” POSTER (Aug 2017).

DEFRA NewsAvian influenza (bird flu) in Europe winter 2016/2017 (updated 16 May including details of prevention zone now restricted to parts of north-west England).

DEFRA (updated 11 May) Avian influenza in wild birds: winter 2016 to 2017 [UK]

Avian influenza (bird flu) in Europe and in the UK (DEFRA; UPDATED 10 Apr)

New: OIE status reports by year (“Update on highly pathogenic avian influenza in animals (type H5 and H7)”)

Bird Flu Latest – H5N8 Outbreaks Around Europe and Beyond (ThePoultrySite; 10 Jan)

Wild Birds Found Dead from Bird Flu in More Countries (ThePoultrySite; 1 Dec)

UK H5N8 risk assessment

WHO Assessment of risk associated with influenza A(H5N8) virus (17 Nov)

ECDC RAPID RISK ASSESSMENT Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) in Europe (18 Nov)

Avian influenza update (Outbreak News Today)

ThePoultrySite Latest avian/bird flu news

Crawford Kilian’s H5N1/H5N8 blog

Avian Influenza Diary blog

Commentary on H5N8 by Jason Long

Genetic origins of 2016 H5N8 in dead wild birds at Qinghai Lake

New: Migratory spread of EurAsian H5N8