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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, #Romania [infected #poultry and #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 13 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Romania [infected #poultry and #wildbirds].

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

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

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Romania

Information received on 12/01/2017 from Dr. Marius Grigore, Director, Head of Unit Animal Health Department General Sanitary Veterinary Directorate, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 7
    • Date of start of the event    23/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    24/11/2016
    • 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    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 4
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)        - … – 4    - 4    - 0    - 0
        • Birds    - 46    - 6    - 6    - 40    - 0
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)        - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Whooper Swan:Cygnus cygnus(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Birds    - 13.04%    - 13.04%    - 100.00%    - 100.00%
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 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   
      • Contact with infected animal(s) at grazing/watering

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Poultry; Wild Birds; Romania.

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