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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Ukraine [two #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jan. 13 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Ukraine [two #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry epizootics in Ukraine.

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

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Ukraine

Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr Olga Shevchenko, Head of Directorate fot International Cooperation, Directorate fot International Cooperation, State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, Kiev, Ukraine

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 03/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 04/01/2017
    • Report date 12/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 2
        • Outbreak Location:
          • ODESSA ( Myrne, Kiliyskiy )
          • CHERNOVTSY ( Chortoryia, Kitsmanskiy )
        • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed – Slaughtered
          • Birds  -  10288  -  1113  -  1113  -  9175  -  0
        • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate - Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
          • Birds -  10.82% -  10.82% -  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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • As part of the surveillance within the protection zone established due to previous outbreak in wild birds clinical signs were discovered. Quarantine measures in protection and surveillance zones are ongoing.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Ukraine.

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