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12 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N6, #China [a #poultry #outbreak, #Hunan] (#OIE, Jan. 12 ‘17)


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

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 12/01/2017 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    Follow-up report No. 18
    • Date of start of the event    23/08/2014
    • Date of confirmation of the event    01/09/2014
    • Report date    11/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    12/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    04/05/2014
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N6
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 3121    - 1054    - 1054    - 2067    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 33.77%    - 33.77%    - 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

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

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