Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Current avian influenza case in Germany: Virus transmission (H5N8) from poultry food consumption is unlikely

(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) In the Federal State of Brandenburg, a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (often referred to as bird flu) was found in a wild goose, caused by a virus of the H5N8 subtype. According to the current state of scientific knowledge, it is unlikely that the pathogen can be transmitted to humans via food.