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Import of poultry meat and products from Utrecht Province in Netherlands suspended (3.12.2020)

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said today (December 3) that the Dutch authorities have notified the Centre about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in the Province of Utrecht in the Netherlands and already updated the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on the notification of the incident. The CFS has instructed the trade to suspend the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the Province of Utrecht from December 1 to protect public health in Hong Kong, and has lifted the ban on the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the Province of Zuid-Holland.

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Import of poultry meat and products from areas in Korea and Netherlands suspended (1.12.2020)

Import of poultry meat and products from areas in Belgium and France suspended (30.11.2020)

Import of poultry meat and products from areas in Poland, Germany and UK suspended (27.11.2020)

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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
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