Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Avian influenza A/(H7N2) in the United Kingdom - update

4 June 2007

Following the confirmation on 25 May 2007 by Health Authorities of the United Kingdom, of influenza A/H7N2 virus infection in four individuals (two in Wales and two in north-west England) exposed to infected poultry at smallholding, Corwen Farm, Conwy, Wales, the National Public Health Service (NPHS) for Wales is continuing with the investigation of the incident and with the implementation of public health measures.

For more information from the WHO Regional Office for Europe