Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 23, 2021

UK chief vet warns avian flu at phenomenal level in UK 

The BBC reports

The UK’s chief veterinary officer has told the BBC there is a “phenomenal level” of avian flu in the UK.

Tens of thousands of farmed birds have already been culled, as the ” largest number of premises ever” in an avian influenza outbreak are infected.

Officials say the risk to human health is low – there is no link to the Covid-19 pandemic – but infected birds should not be touched.

Read more at  UK chief vet warns avian flu at phenomenal level in UK – BBC News


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