Brazil Confirms First Case of HPAI in a Poultry Farm
Brazilian authorities Tuesday confirmed the detection of a first case of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in a bird farm in the municipality of Serra, in the State of Espírito Santo. The farm where the outbreak was confirmed belongs to a smallholder who raises chickens, ducks, and geese.
The country’s Ministry of Agriculture stressed that the case is isolated, and that Brazilian commercial poultry production remains safe.
In an interview with CNN, Brazil’s Minister of Agriculture, Carlos Fávaro, reaffirmed that there was no risk of the country...
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