APHA Weybridge hosted the eighth Avian Science Day in early May this year. In this blog, learn about APHA's important avian surveillance and research activities as highlighted at this event.
Ian Brown provides an update on this year’s international symposium on avian influenza that took place at the Grand Hotel in Brighton from 15 to 18 April.
Ian Brown talks about the forthcoming 10th International Symposium on Avian Influenza (ISAI 2018), 15 to 18 April 2018.
Flu comes and goes in many guises but little did we know that the detection of H5N8 avian flu in swans in Hungary in October was to be the forerunner of one of the largest epizootics of this disease ever recorded in Europe.
APHA scientists have contributed to a global study to understand the spread of avian influenza across continents. Veterinary Epidemiologist Dr Andrew Breed describes this work and ongoing work at APHA on the surveillance for this important disease.