Lovech. Source: Focus Information Agency
The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency (BFSA)
reported a new outbreak of avian influenza (H5) in a duck farm in the village of Lisets, Lovech region. The case was confirmed on March 13 by the National Reference Laboratory. The agency has ordered humane killing of all birds in the farm and disinfection. A 3-km protection area and a 10-km observation area have been set around the outbreak of the disease. Bird and related product transportation within and outside those areas is prohibited. The cause of the outbreak is investigated. A committee will be set up to conduct clinical examinations, verify suspected infections and receive alerts from farmers.
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