Avian Influenza

Avian influenza viruses are highly contagious, extremely variable viruses that are widespread in birds, particularly wild waterfowl and shorebirds. Domesticated poultry are also readily infected.

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Diseases and Resources by Species

Aquatic Animals Bovine Canine
Cervids Equine Feline
Humans Non-Poultry Birds Pocket Pets
Poultry Small Ruminants Swine


March 01, 2015
Determining Release and Throughout-Dating Potency Specifications

A regulatory policy workshop will be held on April 21-22; manufacturers, regulatory authorities, and vaccine users will present perspectives and exchange information on regulatory approaches to assuring that potency, safety and efficacy expectations for veterinary biologics are met throughout the dating period.
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January 26, 2015
Update on Avian Influenza Findings in the Pacific Flyway (USDA report)

The United States Department of Agriculture has confirmed several findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the Pacific flyway since mid-December. The first commercial poultry detection was in a turkey flock in California on January 23.
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