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

  Title : #Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017. Subject : Avian Influenza, ...

9 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #France [twenty-three #poultry #outbreaks] (#OIE, Jan. 9 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #France [twenty-three #poultry #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, poultry and wild birds epizootics in France.

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

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, France

Information received on 30/12/2016 from Dr Loic Evain, Directeur Général adjoint, CVO, Direction générale de l'alimentation, Ministère de l'Agriculture, de l'Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt, Paris, France

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 16
    • Date of start of the event    25/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    01/12/2016
    • Report date    30/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE    30/12/2016
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 23
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 117014    - 479 **    - 479    - 12512    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - **    - **    - **    - **
          • *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
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • A 3-km protection zone and a 10-km surveillance zone were implemented around the outbreaks. Epidemiological links are being studied.

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

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