PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza (44): Iraq (NI) HPAI, poultry, H5N8, OIE

Avian Influenza H5N8 — Iraq
Information received on [and dated] Tue 19 May 2020 from Dr. Thamer Al-Khafaji, Director General, Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Baghdad, Iraq
Report type: immediate notification
Date of start of the event: 9 May 2020
Date of confirmation of the event: 14 May 2020
Reason for notification: recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence: 17 Mar 2019
Manifestation of disease: clinical disease
Causal agent: Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus