Situation overview: highly pathogenic avian influenza virus A of H5 type, 2 December 2015

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Rapid risk assessment – Situation overview: highly pathogenic avian influenza virus A of H5 type – 4 December 2015. Stockholm: ECDC; 2015.

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​Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) of the subtype A(H5N1) and A(H5N2) have been detected in birds at a backyard farm in the Dordogne region of France. This risk assessment looks at the risks of transmission in the EU/EEA and the options for response in connection with this localised outbreak.