Although it is light on details, Russia's Rosselhoznador (Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance) has officially acknowledged the H5 outbreak in Tartarstan I blogged on earlier today (see Russia: More Bird Flu Reports).
May 10, 2017
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The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance reports on the registration of avian influenza in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan.
As a result of laboratory studies carried out by FGBU "VNIIZH" on May 09, 2017, the genome of the avian influenza virus of the subtype was isolated in a pathological material selected from a poultry kept in LLC "Pticecomplex Laishevsky" (25 October village, Laishevsky district, Republic of Tatarstan) H5.
At the present time specialists of the State Veterinary Service of the Republic of Tatarstan work under the control of the Office of the Rosselkhoznadzor for the Republic of Tatarstan in a dysfunctional office. Priority events are held.null