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#Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016 (@WHO)

  Title : #Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016. Subject : Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, multi...

23 Nov 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Nov. 23 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, epizootics in wild birds, the Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

Information received on 22/11/2016 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event 08/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 10/11/2016
    • Report date 22/11/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 22/11/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 04/2015
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in wild birds
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (11/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (15/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (18/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 3 (22/11/2016)
  • New outbreaks (1)
    • Outbreak 1 (HPAI 2016/02 CB) - Den Oever, NOORD-HOLLAND
      • Date of start of the outbreak 10/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Village
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Anatidae (unidentified): Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – 34 – 2 – 2 – 32 – 0
          • Affected population Black swans and a wild duck
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Anatidae (unidentified): Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) – 34 – 2 – 2 – 32 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Anatidae (unidentified): Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae) - 5.88% - 5.88% - 100.00% - 100.00%
            • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Vaccination prohibited
      • No treatment of affected animals
    • Measures to be applied
      • No other measures
  • Diagnostic test results
    • Laboratory name and type – Species – Test - Test date – Result
      • Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad (National laboratory) - Anatidae (unidentified) - polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - 17/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N8; Avian Influenza; Wild Birds; The Netherlands.

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