Tag Archive for: influenza

WOAH produces factsheet on avian influenza in cats – with help from the ABCD

Following the outbreaks of avian influenza in cats in Poland earlier this summer, two ABCD members held discussions with the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), which subsequently prepared a factsheet on avian influenza in cats.

Poland: Cat deaths due to H5N1 – no link with waterfowl

On 22 June 2023, numerous cat deaths were documented by Polish media, reported ABCD member Tadeusz Frymus. The previous week, several feline cases of an acute, or peracute, disease had been reported. These fatal cases had presented initially with dyspnoea, pulmonary consolidation and neurological signs.