Status and Response to Detections of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 in North America
USGS National Wildlife Health Center
Wildlife Health Bulletin 2022-02
- Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 has been detected in Canada and three U.S. states in the Atlantic Flyway.
- A multi-agency active response to increase surveillance in wild birds is underway.
- Enhanced vigilance for wild bird morbidity/mortality, and outreach to stakeholder groups are encouraged.