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

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2 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Portugal [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Feb. 2 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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

Information received on 31/01/2017 from Dr Bernardo Fernando, , Direção Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária, Ministro da Agricultura, Florestas e Desenvolvimento Rural, LISBONNE, Portugal

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 27/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 31/01/2017
    • Report date 31/01/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 01/02/2017
    • Reason for notification New strain of a listed disease in the country
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - DSVR DO ALGARVE ( Ludo, Almancil, Algarve, Algarve )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Grey Heron:Ardeidae (Ardea cinerea)  - … -   1 -  1 – 0 – 0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Grey Heron:Ardeidae (Ardea cinerea) -  ** -  ** -  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 

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

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