Several avian influenza cases have been confirmed. Please check GOV.​UK: www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu and GOV.WALES: gov.wales/avian-influenza-bird-flu-latest-update for the latest information about the following cases:

  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 at a third premises near Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire.
  • Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 at a premises near Barrow upon Soar, Charnwood, Leicestershire.
  • Avian influenza H5N1 (pathogenicity to be confirmed) at a premises near Poulton-le-Fylde, Wyre, Lancashire.
  • Avian influenza H5N1 (pathogenicity to be confirmed) at a premises near Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, Lancashire.
  • Avian influenza H5N1 (pathogenicity to be confirmed) at a premises near Gaerwen, on Anglesey, Wales.

Definitive requirements are set out in the published declarations for each disease control zone currently in force. For further information see the ‘Cases and disease control zones’ section on GOV.​UK: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu-cases-and-disease-control-zones-in-england#cases-and-disease-control-zones

You can also check if specific areas are in a zone by using the interactive map available on GOV.​UK: defra.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=8cb1883eda5547c6b91b5d5e6aeba90d

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