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 October 2016–August 2017

The A(H5N8) highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) epidemic occurred in 29 European countries in 2016/2017 and has been the largest ever recorded in the EU in terms of number of poultry outbreaks, geographical extent and number of dead wild birds. Multi ...

Lumpy skin disease: I. Data collection and analysis

An epidemiological analysis of the temporal and spatial patterns of LSD epidemics and of the risk factors for LSD spread in south-eastern Europe was performed, based on the data collected from affected and at risk countries. Since 2015, the extent of the ...

Updated epidemiological data on PED

Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) is a non-zoonotic viral disease of pigs caused by a coronavirus and characterised by watery diarrhoea and weight loss. PED is not notifiable to the EU or World Organisation for Animal Health listed but it is notifiable at ...

Small hive beetle diagnosis and risk management options

Visual inspection of a bee hive or commodity combined with the use of traps is recommended to screen for small hive beetle (SHB) presence. Any observation or result of a screening test suggesting the presence of SHB should be confirmed. Treatments like he ...

HPAI H5N8 entry and spread in Europe

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 outbreaks in poultry farms have been reported in Asia and Europe since January and November 2014, respectively. The entry of HPAI H5N8 into Europe and its subsequent spread within Europe are two separate event ...

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