The invention of a lethal pressure of avian flu at a turkey farm in Nova Scotia this winter is sending shockwaves around the globe.
A number of international locations together with the US and many of the European Union are placing commerce restrictions on some poultry merchandise from Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, the place instances have been discovered earlier. It was again on February third, the CFIA confirmed the presence of H5N1 in a industrial flock in western Nova Scotia. About 12 thousand turkeys on the farm died due to the virus. About half died after turning into contaminated with the flu whereas the remainder have been culled to forestall its unfold.
The illness was additionally confirmed in a yard flock in jap Nova Scotia. It does not produce birds on the market and is taken into account a non-poultry detection.