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29 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #China [a #poultry #outbreak, #Sichuan] (#OIE, Dec. 29 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #China [a #poultry #outbreak, #Sichuan].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N6 subtype, poultry epizootics in China.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Excerpts.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N6, China (People's Rep. of)

Information received on 28/12/2016 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China (People's Rep. of)

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 07/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 12/12/2016
    • Report date 28/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE 28/12/2016
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 05/2014
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - SICHUAN ( Deyang, Mian Zhu )
          • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
            • Birds  -  49000  -  13000  -  11000  -  38000  -  0
          • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Birds -  26.53% -  22.45% -  84.62% -  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 

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N6 ; Poultry; China; Sichuan.

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