Hungary: Avian Influenza Returns to Hungary

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   HU2021-0006

Hungary regained its avian influenza free status on June 10, 2021, but the disease is now back in the country. On November 16, 2021, animal health authorities confirmed the outbreaks of the H5N1 strain of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at two commercial duck and goose operations in south central Hungary. Control measures are currently in place. However, further cases are expected around the affected localities and in the neighboring counties.

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