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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Israel

Information received on 24/01/2017 from Dr Nadav Galon, Director, Veterinary Services and Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, BET DAGAN, Israel

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 5
    • Date of start of the event    09/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    13/11/2016
    • Report date    24/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    24/01/2017
    • Reason for notification    New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 3
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Glossy Ibis:Plegadis falcinellus(Threskiornithidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Western Cattle Egret:Bubulcus ibis(Ardeidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Greater Flamingo:Phoenicopterus roseus(Phoenicopteridae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)        - … – 1    - 0   - 1    - 0
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)        - … – 1    - 0    - 1    - 0
        • Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae)        - … – 2    - 1    - 1    - 0
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae)        -  … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Hooded Crow:Corvus cornix(Corvidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Armenian Gull:Larus armenicus(Laridae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Glossy Ibis:Plegadis falcinellus(Threskiornithidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Western Cattle Egret:Bubulcus ibis(Ardeidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greater Flamingo:Phoenicopterus roseus(Phoenicopteridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 0.00%    - **
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 0.00%    - **
        • Muscovy Duck:Cairina moschata(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 50.00%    - **
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Hooded Crow:Corvus cornix(Corvidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Armenian Gull:Larus armenicus(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 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 wild species
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • The farms are on the way of migrating birds flying from Europe to Africa.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; Israel.

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