EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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Avian influenza overview February – May 2020

Between 16 February and 15 May 2020, 290highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) virus outbreakswere reported in Europe in poultry (n=287), captive birds (n=2) and wild birds (n=1)in Bulgaria, Czechia,Germany,Hungary andPolandand two low pathogenic ...

Avian influenza

Previous introductions of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) to the EU were most likely via migratory wild birds. A mathematical model has been developed which indicated that virus amplification and spread may take place when wild bird popula ...

Urgent request on avian influenza

HPAI H5N8 is currently causing an epizootic in Europe, infecting many poultry holdings as well as captive and wild bird species in more than ten countries. Given the clear clinical manifestation, passive surveillance is considered the most effective means ...

Animal health and welfare aspects of avian influenza and the risk of its introduction into the EU poultry holdings- Scientific opinion of the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare

No abstract available Keywords:  Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Avian Influenza, Poultry, Risk, Introduction, European Union, Biosecurity   doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2008.715 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2007-179 Panels:  Panel on Animal Health and Welfar ...

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) related with the vaccination against avian influenza of H5 and H7 subtypes in domestic poultry and captive birds

No abstract available Keywords:  Avian Influenza vaccines, H5 and H7 subtypes, vaccination, HPAI, LPAI, bio-security measures, surveillance, DIVA Strategy. doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2007.489 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2006-309 Panels:  Panel on Animal Health and ...

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW) on a request from the Commission related with the vaccination against avian influenza of H5 and H7 subtypes as a preventive measure carried out in Member States in birds kept in zoos

No abstract available Keywords:  Avian Influenza, H5 and H7 subtypes, vaccination programmes, zoo bird species, Avian Influenza vaccines, haemagglutination inhibition (HI), antibody titres, biosecurity measures. doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2007.450 Question Numb ...