Lessons for cross-species viral transmission surveillance from highly pathogenic avian influenza Korean cat shelter outbreaks

Nat Commun. 2023 Oct 31;14(1):6958. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-42738-w.


Recent highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) outbreaks in two Korean cat shelters highlight the need to enhance surveillance for cross-species viral transmission into animal populations kept by humans for non-agricultural or non-conventional livestock farming purposes from a One Health perspective.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Animals, Wild
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Humans
  • Influenza in Birds* / epidemiology
  • Influenza, Human* / epidemiology
  • Republic of Korea / epidemiology