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

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22 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Bulgaria [fifty-seven #poultry / #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Feb. 22 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5, #Bulgaria [fifty-seven #poultry / #wildbirds #outbreaks].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5Nx subtype, poultry and wild birds epizootics in Bulgaria.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5, Bulgaria

Information received on 21/02/2017 from Dr Damyan Iliev, Chief Veterinary Officer & Deputy Executive Director, Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 2
    • Date of start of the event    19/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    19/12/2016
    • Report date    20/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    21/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    01/07/2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 57
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Birds    - 559446    - 12731    - 9438    - 548587    - 0
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)  - … – 3    - 1    - 2    - 0
        • House Sparrow:Passer domesticus(Passeridae)  - … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - 12    - 23    - 23    - 0    - 0
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Birds    - 2.28%    - 1.69%    - 74.13%    - 99.75%
        • Eurasian buzzard (common buzzard):Buteo buteo(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 33.33%    - **
        • House Sparrow:Passer domesticus(Passeridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(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   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
      • Contact with wild species

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5Nx; Poultry; Wild Birds; Bulgaria.

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