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


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Greece

Information received on 16/02/2017 from Mr Spiros Doudounakis, Director, , Directorate General of Veterinary Services / Animal Health Directorare , Ministry of Rural Development and Food , ATHENS, Greece

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 3
    • Date of start of the event    14/12/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    19/12/2016
    • Report date    16/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    16/02/2017
    • 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    the whole country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 3
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)  - … – 6    - 6    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(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

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

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