New outbreaks of avian influenza recorded in UkraineStaff Writer | December 22, 2016
The State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Rights Protection has recorded death of birds in Henichesk and Kakhovka districts of Kherson region, the authority's press service has reported.
Virus The commission approved plans to liquidate the disease
A meeting of the state emergency anti-epizootic commission was held at Henichesk and Kakhovka district administrations on December 17. The commission approved plans to liquidate the disease, determined the outbreak zone, protection and supervision zones.
Measures are being taken to localize the disease on the site of the outbreak and prevent the spread of avian influenza virus.
As reported, the European Union banned exports of poultry from Ukraine to EU in connection with the registration of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5) in Kherson region in December 2016. ■