Update from United States Department of Agriculture: H5N1 Influenza A Virus Genetic Sequences Published on publicly available site

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Publishes H5N1 Influenza A Virus Genetic Sequences on publicly available site

USDA Staff, April 21, 2024

Canada geeseToday, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) National Veterinary Services Laboratories made available 239 genetic sequences from the U.S. H5N1 clade influenza virus recently found in samples associated with the ongoing highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak in poultry and wild birds, and the recent H5N1 event in dairy cattle.

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