Bird Flu Detected In Third Hungarian County

  • 1 May 2020 6:44 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Bird Flu Detected In Third Hungarian County
Hungarian food safety authority Nébih has announced outbreaks of bird flu in Békés County, in south-eastern Hungary, the third county in the country where the viral infection has spread.

Since late March, there have also been bird flu outbreaks in neighbouring Bács-Kiskun and Csongrád counties.

A total of 241 farms have been affected in the three counties.

In Békés County, the authorities are destroying some 23,500 turkeys in Battonya and almost 10,000 geese in Nagykamarás.

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