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

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15 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Czech Republic [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Feb. 15 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N5, #Czech Republic [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N5 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Czech Republic.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N5, Czech Republic

Information received on 15/02/2017 from Dr Zbyněk Semerád, Director General, State Veterinary Administration, Veterinary Administration, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 12/02/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 12/02/2017
    • Report date 15/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 15/02/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype H5N5
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - LIBERECKÝ ( Liberec, Liberec )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser)  -  4 -  0 -  0  -  4  - 0
        • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor)  -  5 – 1 – 1 – 4 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Greylag Goose:Anatidae (Anser anser) -  0.00% -  0.00% -   100.00%
        • Mute Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus olor) -  20.00% -  20.00% -  100.00% -  100.00%
          • * Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter;
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
      • Contact with wild species 

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N5 ; Wild Birds; Czech Republic.

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