PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (13): Iran (EA) HPAI, poultry, H5N8, spread, OIE

Avian Influenza H5N8 — Iran
Information received on [and dated] 9 Mar 2019 from Dr Alireza Rafiepoor, head of Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Tehran, Iran.
Report type: immediate notification
Date of start of the event: 26 Feb 2019
Date of confirmation of the event: 26 Feb 2019
Reason for notification: recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence: 28 Jan 2019
Manifestation of disease: clinical disease
Causal agent: highly pathogenic avian influenza