Highly pathogenic avian influenza a(h5n1) virus in wild red foxes, the netherlands, 2021

Jolianne M. Rijks*, Hanna Hesselink, Pim Lollinga, Renee Wesselman, Pier Prins, Eefke Weesendorp, Marc Engelsma, Rene Heutink, Frank Harders, Marja Kik, Harry Rozendaal, Hans van den Kerkhof, Nancy Beerens

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Abstract

We detected infection with highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) virus clade 2.3.4.4b in 2 red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cubs found in the wild with neurologic signs in the Netherlands. The virus is related to avian influenza viruses found in wild birds in the same area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2960-2962
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume27
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021

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