China: China Notifies HPAI in Shaanxi Province

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CH2021-0067

On June 21, 2021, China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) notified the U.S. Embassy in Beijing that on June 9, 2021, China detected highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 subtype in wild birds in Yulin City of Shaanxi Province. China has notified this HPAI outbreak to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

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