Animal Pharm is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


Bird flu in Asia: The situation ahead of festival season

Traditions die hard and in the case of bird-to-human transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza, the preference of many Chinese to purchase live birds to slaughter during the holiday season puts them at a particular risk for airborne contact with the virus from infected animals. Dr William Riley, an animal health and nutrition consultant based in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China, provides an avian flu profile in Asia, with a particular focus on the up-coming Chinese New Year holiday.



What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts