Australian bird flu cases: the potential impact on humans and native wildlife

May 30th, 2024

Australian Geographic, Other, 23/05/2024, Charlie Page
Avian influenza has been detected on an egg farm near Meredith in Victoria’s west, according to Agriculture Victoria, sparking concerns for Australia’s wild birds. Diagnostic testing at CSIRO’s Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness at Geelong in Victoria has confirmed it as the highly pathogenic H7N3 strain of avian influenza, or ‘bird flu’.

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