Possible AI in Spain
A dead duck with AI-like symptoms, found in a park
south of Valencia, is undergoing bird flu testing in a Madrid
Preliminary reports indicate that the duck did not have the deadly H5N1
strain of the avian
virus, but a 10km security perimeter has been set up as a security
According to a local government source, Spain has in place national
protocols for rigorous testing whenever there is even the slightest suspicion of
a possible infection.As a result, the dead duck, along with 35 others, was sent
for analysis last week.
A dead bird found near Vitoria in the Basque country last July tested
positive for the deadly strain. It was the first and only case in Spain to date.
To comment, login here
Or register to be able to comment.