This measure relies on the detection of an infection by the extremely pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus
The Ministry of Agriculture revealed on the night time of this Monday, twenty second, in an additional version of the Official Gazette, Ordinance 587, which confirms the declaration of a state of zoosanitary emergency all through the nationwide territory, for 180 days, as a result of detection of extremely pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza (HPAI) an infection in wild birds in Brazil. The choice was anticipated earlier by Broadcast Agro.
The Ordinance additionally extends, indefinitely, the validity of Ordinance 572, of March 29, 2023, which establishes preventive measures in opposition to the entry and unfold of extremely pathogenic avian influenza.
The Brazilian Affiliation of Animal Protein (ABPA) launched a be aware earlier, as reported by Broadcast (Grupo Estado’s real-time information system) wherein it states that the measure adopted by the Ministry of Agriculture was already “predicted and broadly mentioned” with the productive sector.
For ABPA, the only real goal of the ordinance is to “debureaucratize processes to realize higher agility in monitoring actions and doable wants for mitigation actions”.
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