COVID-19 Please be assured that the practice is still fully operational. We have temporarily changed our services to help our clients by opening from Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm daily and weekends 8.30am to 12pm. Please note this is a this is a short term arrangement to minimise staff in the building and ensure robustness in relation to Covid. We have increased logistical capacity to help with delivery and collections at this difficult time. Please note, PMs need to be at the practice by 5.30pm to ensure they are performed the same day.

LPAI H5N2 confirmed in Kent

12th November 2020

Today, a case of H5N2 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed on a mixed poultry premises of 480 birds near Deal, Kent.
 
H5N2 was confirmed and the CVO declared notifiable LPAI. A 1km Restricted Zone has been put in place around the infected premises (with the same measures as applied in Suffolk in December 2020). Culling will now take place.
 
Birds are showing no clinical sign - Sequencing points to European wild bird virus.

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