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

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20 Jan 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Serbia [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 20 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Serbia

Information received on 18/01/2017 from Dr Budimir Plavšić, Head, Animal Health Department Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, Belgrade, Serbia

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 4
    • Date of start of the event    30/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    02/12/2016
    • Report date    18/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    18/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)        - … – 1    - 0    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 0.00%    - **
          • *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; Serbia.

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