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Import of poultry meat and products from Jeollabuk-do Province, Gyeongsangnam-do Province and Daegu Metropolitan City in Korea suspended (21.11.2017)

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today (November 21) that in view of notifications from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and the Korean authorities about outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 and H5N8 avian influenza in Jeollabuk-do Province, Gyeongsangnam-do Province and Daegu Metropolitan City in Korea, the CFS has instructed the trade to suspend import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the above areas with immediate effect to protect public health in Hong Kong.

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Import of poultry meat and products from Province of Milan in Italy to be suspended (30.10.2017)

Import of poultry meat and products from Dominican Republic to be suspended (27.10.2017)

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Preparedness Plan for Influenza Pandemic 2012

Global statistics of avian influenza

For more information on avian influenza, please visit the Centre for Health Protection thematic website at http://www.chp.gov.hk/en/view_content/24244.html
 
What is avian flu?
Centre for Health Protection - Avian Influenza
Avian influenza fact sheet
Prevent Avian Influenza
Health Advice
 
 
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