China experiences H5N6 avian flu in wild birds in Liaoning

China’s agriculture ministry stated on Monday that the extremely pathogenic H5N6 avian flu had been present in wild birds within the northeastern province of Liaoning, marking the primary confirmed instances of the pressure within the nation this yr.
There have been 291 wild birds on the website of the outbreak – a forest park within the provincial capital Shenyang – and 11 had been killed by the illness, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs stated in an announcement.
The remaining 280 birds had been culled as a part of emergency response measures, it added.
The final H5N6 case in China reported by the ministry was on a poultry farm within the southwestern province of Sichuan in February 2020.

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