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#Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017 (@WHO, edited)

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18 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #India [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 18 ‘17)


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

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

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

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N8, India

Information received on 17/01/2017 from Mr Devendra Chaudhry, Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, New Delhi, India

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 05/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event 16/12/2016
    • Report date 17/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 17/01/2017
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 2016
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - GUJARAT ( Wadhawana Lake, Dabhol, Vadodara )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser)  - … -  2  - 2 – 0 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser) – ** -  ** -  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 

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; India; Gujarat.

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