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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Spain [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Jan. 12 ‘17)

 

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

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootic in Spain.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry and wild birds) H5N8, Spain

Information received on 11/01/2017 from Dr Valentín Almansa, Director General, Sanidad de la Produccion Agraria, Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Madrid, Spain

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 03/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 11/01/2017
    • Report date 11/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 12/01/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Virus de la influenza A altamente patógena
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - CASTILLA Y LEON ( LAGUNA LA NAVA DE FUENTES, Palencia )
          • Total animals affected: Species – Susceptible – Cases – Deaths – Destroyed – Slaughtered
            • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser)  - … – 2  - 2  - 0  - 0
          • Outbreak statistics: Species - Apparent morbidity rate - Apparent mortality  rate - Apparent case fatality rate - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
            • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser) – ** – ** - 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
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Se ha procedido a incrementar la vigilancia y la bioseguridad de las explotaciones avícolas en la zona.

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

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