Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Releases Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Epidemiology Report

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Releases Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Epidemiology Report

July 21, 2015—The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today released an updated highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) epidemiology report.   

The report has been updated to include:

  1. interpretation of data from 81 turkey flocks investigated for HPAI;
  2. preliminary results from a case-control study conducted in layer operations in Iowa and Nebraska; and,
  3. preliminary results of a study of wildlife near affected and unaffected premises.

The updated report can be read here, http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/animal_dis_spec/poultry/downloads/Epidemiologic-Analysis-July-15-2015.pdf.

 

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