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

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13 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Ukraine [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 13 ‘17)


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

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

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

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) 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 01/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 02/01/2017
    • 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 influenza A 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: 1
        • Outbreak Location -  CHERNOVTSY ( Chortoryia, Kitsmanskiy )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed – Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor)  - … -    23  - 23 – 0 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor) -  ** -  ** -  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; Ukraine.

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