Human bird flu case reported in Devon in the United Kingdom

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has confirmed the first British person to be infected with the avian influenza is from the Devon region. Authorities have continued to assure the wider public that the risk of catching bird flu continues to be very low, but have advised people not to touch sick or dead birds. The government has instituted several new measures such as a 3 km captive bird (monitoring) controlled zones, enhanced surveillance and legal restrictions in order to try to tackle UK’s biggest ever outbreak of bird flu in the South West. Across the UK there have been more than 60 cases of avian flu reported. Read more

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