Bird flu in dead ducks in Germany

09-08-2007 | |

According to a state laboratory, two ducks found dead near Munich in southern Germany have been tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus. The third duck was contaminated with a milder strain.


The three ducks were found near Speichersee at a lake northeast of Munich, said a spokeswoman for the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Elke Reinking. The surrounding area will be searched for any other dead birds.


Related links:



To view the “Avian Influenza Update” section, click here


For the latest poultry news, subscribe here