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May 20, 2023

Bird flu confirmed at a premises near Uckfield, Wealden, East Sussex

Bird flu confirmed at a premises near Uckfield, Wealden, East Sussex

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) reports that highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, also known as bird flu, has been confirmed at a premises near Uckfield, Wealden, East Sussex.

The government advises that all bird keepers should remain vigilant and follow stringent biosecurity measures to prevent future outbreaks. More information is available on GOV.UK

Definitive requirements are set out in the published declarations for each disease control zone currently in force. More information is available on GOV.​UK

You can also check if specific areas are in a zone by using the interactive map

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