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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, S. #Korea [six #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Dec. 2 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, S. #Korea [six #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N6 subtype, poultry epizootics in South Korea.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6, Korea (Rep. of)

Information received on 02/12/2016 from Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director - Chief Veterinary Officer, General Animal Health Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA), SEJONG-SI, Korea (Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event 16/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 17/11/2016
    • Report date 02/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 02/12/2016
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to the whole country
    • Related reports
      • Immediate notification (23/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 1 (24/11/2016) / Follow-up report No. 2 (02/12/2016)
  • New outbreaks (6)
    • Outbreak 1 - Gimje-si, Yongji-li, Geumgu-myeon , JEOLLABUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 21/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 16700 – … - 0 – 16700 – 0
          • Affected population Duck
    • Outbreak 2 - Eumseong-gum, Bonghyun-li, Maengdong-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 21/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 7122 – … – 0 – 7122 – 0
    • Outbreak 3 - Eumseong-gun, Sindon-li, Maengdong-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 22/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 8048 – … – 0 – 8048 – 0
    • Outbreak 4 - Eumseong-gun, Bonghyun-li, Maengdong-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 22/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 9925 – … – 0 – 9925 – 0
    • Outbreak 5 - Eumseong-gun, Bonghyun-li, Maengdong-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 22/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 4431 – … – 0 – 4431 – 0
    • Outbreak 6 - Eumseong-gun, Masan-li, Maengdong-myeon, CHUNGCHEONGBUK-DO
      • Date of start of the outbreak 22/11/2016
      • Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
      • Epidemiological unit Farm
      • Affected animals: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Birds – 6798 – … – 0 – 6798 – 0
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 6
        • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds – 53024 – ** – 0 – 53024 – 0
        • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds – ** - 0.00% – ** - 100.00%
            • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
            • **Not calculated because of missing information
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Unknown or inconclusive
      • Contact with wild species
  • Control measures
    • Measures applied
      • Movement control inside the country
      • Screening
      • Disinfection / Disinfestation
      • Traceability
      • Dipping / Spraying
      • Quarantine
      • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
      • Stamping out
      • Official destruction of animal products
      • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
      • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
      • Control of wildlife reservoirs
      • Zoning
      • 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
      • Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (National laboratory) – Birds - reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) - 24/11/2016 – Positive
  • Future Reporting
    • The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; H5N6; Avian Influenza; Poultry; S. Korea.

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