Multifocal avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak

Ran D. Balicer, Shmuel Reznikovich, Elyakum Berman, Michael Pirak, Amnon Inbar, Shimon Pokamunski, Itamar Grotto

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During March 2006, an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) occurred in multiple poultry farms in Israel. The epidemiologic investigation and review of outbreak mitigation efforts uncovered gaps in planning for and containing the outbreak, thus affording valuable lessons applicable to other countries in similar settings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1601-1603
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007


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