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Detected an outbreak of hen flu amongst waterfowl within the Albufera de Valencia

The Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, Climate Emergency and Ecological Transition has detected, via the technicians of the Animal Production and Safety service, an outbreak of avian flu within the Albufera de Valencia Natural Park that impacts solely waterfowl and particularly, to specimens of the frequent tern.

Following the alert, the Ministry of Universal Health and Public Health has activated the Protocol for the Prevention, Early Detection and Control of Avian Flu in Persons Exposed to Foci in Birds and Minks of the Ministry of Health.

The General Directorate of Public Health has already contacted these individuals to preventively apply the measures offered for within the protocol, which include lively monitoring of the state of well being (temperature measurement, signs), discount of social interactions and a PCR take a look at for the detection of the virus within the case of a hypothetical contagion, amongst others.

On the opposite hand, Agriculture has activated one other particular protocol for hen farms in cities close to the Albufera that establishes a collection of preventive measures to keep away from contagion similar to placing all birds which might be open air underneath cowl.



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