National Oct 31, 2020

Highly pathogenic avian flu virus found in Hokkaido

A highly pathogenic avian influenza virus has been found from wild duck droppings in the city of Monbetsu, Hokkaido, the prefectural government said. Found in the feces, sampled by Hokkaido University on Oct. 24, was the H5N8 subtype virus, according to the prefecture. This marked ...