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

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28 Feb 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Hungary [forty-seven #wildbirds #outbreaks] (#OIE, Feb. 28 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Hungary [forty-seven #wildbirds #outbreaks].

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Hungary

Information received on 28/02/2017 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 11
    • Date of start of the event    01/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    03/11/2016
    • Report date    28/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    28/02/2017
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    26/10/2016
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 47
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)  - … – 95    - 95    - 0    - 0
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae) – … – 11    - 11    - 0    - 0
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)  - … – 5    - 5    - 0    - 0
        • Great Egret:Ardea alba(Ardeidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Pygmy cormorant:Phalacrocorax pygmaeus(Phalacrocoracidae) – … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)  - … – 4    - 4    - 0    - 0
        • Lesser white-fronted goose:Anser erythropus(Anatidae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Rook:Corvus frugilegus(Corvidae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Saker Falcon:Falco cherrug(Falconidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae)  - … – 2    - 2    - 0    - 0
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)   - … – 2    - 2    - 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%    - **
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mallard:Anas platyrhynchos(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Great Egret:Ardea alba(Ardeidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Pygmy cormorant:Phalacrocorax pygmaeus(Phalacrocoracidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greylag Goose:Anser anser(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Lesser white-fronted goose:Anser erythropus(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Rook:Corvus frugilegus(Corvidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Saker Falcon:Falco cherrug(Falconidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Black-headed Gull:Larus ridibundus(Laridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Great Cormorant:Phalacrocorax carbo(Phalacrocoracidae)    - **    - **    - 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
      • Fomites (humans, vehicles, feed, etc.)
      • Airborne spread
      • Contact with wild species

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

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