Biological Hazard – Europe – Netherlands

EDIS Number: BH-20120318-34557-NLD
Date / time: 18/03/2012 10:46:43 [UTC]
Event: Biological Hazard
Area: Europe
Country: Netherlands
State/County: Limburg
Location: Kelpen-Oler
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A


Dutch authorities will cull 42,7000 fowl today after a variant of the H5 avian influenza was found at a turkey farm in Kelpen-Oler in Limburg, the Netherlands.

Authorities are investigating whether the strain is low or highly pathogenic, the government said in a statement last night.

Event updates:
Situation Update No. 3 on 2012-03-20 at 15:26:59.
Situation Update No. 2 on 2012-03-19 at 18:04:15.
Situation Update No. 1 on 2012-03-18 at 17:20:13.

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