APHIS Adds Uganda and Zimbabwe to the List of Regions Affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
This USDA website will not be updated during a lapse in federal funding. Content on this website will not be current or maintained until funding issues have been resolved.  Media should contact press@oc.usda.gov with questions.

APHIS Adds Uganda and Zimbabwe to the List of Regions Affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) is notifying the public that Uganda and Zimbabwe have been added to the list of countries/regions affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) of any subtype.  These actions come after HPAI was confirmed in those countries.  In response to those outbreaks, APHIS placed restrictions on the importation of poultry, commercial birds, other types of birds (research, performing), ratites, any avian hatching eggs, unprocessed avian products and byproducts, and certain fresh poultry products from those countries.  These actions are published in today’s Federal Register and may be viewed here:

Uganda

Zimbabwe

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (Toll-free Customer Service), (800) 877-8339 (Local or Federal relay), (866) 377-8642 (Relay voice users).

Complementary Content
${loading}