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Notifiable diseases
Highly pathogenic H7N7 avian influenza confirmed in Lancashire

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DEFRA reported on July 13 that a case of H7N7 avian influenza had been confirmed on a premises in Lancashire. It said that a temporary control zone, which had been imposed on July 10 when initial suspicions of disease emerged, had been replaced by a 10 km surveillance zone and an inner 3 km protection zone. Movement restrictions were in effect and all birds on the affected premises were being humanely culled.

All poultry farms within the 10 km control zone around the infected premises …

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