Major Avian Influenza Outbreaks in Poultry

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Documented Epidemics of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in Poultry

Years Location Strain Losses
1924-1925 USA Fowl Plague unknown
1983-84 USA H5N2 17 million
1985 Australia H7N7 238,518
1994-95 Mexico H5N2 unknown
1994-95,2004 Pakistan H7N3 8.72 million
1996-2007 Guangdong and Hong Kong H5N1 220 million
1997 New South Wales H7N4 161,261
1997 Italy H5N2 6,965
1999-2000 Italy H7N1 13 million
2002 Chile H7N3 617,800 +
2003 Netherlands H7N7 30 million
2004 Canada H7N3 16 million






 

Major Outbreaks of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) in North American Poultry

Year Location Strain Losses
1978-1995 MN, USA various LPAI 1199 farms affected
1995 MN, USA LPAI H9N2 178 farms
1995 UT, USA LPAI H7N3 2 million (60 farms)
2002 VA, USA LPAI H7N2 4.7 million (197 farms)









 

 


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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.