Bird flu cases in decline--in EU

June 2006
Farmers Weekly;6/9/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 23, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on data from the European Union (EU) which revealed that more than 740 wild birds across 13 EU member states have tested positive for the H5N1 strain of avian flu since early February, although a decline in the incidence of the disease in recent weeks has also been discovered. During the February-May period, 60,000 wild birds were tested in the EU. The most commonly affected birds have been swans, representing 63% of the total.


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