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Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Spain [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Feb. 22 ‘17)


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

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

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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

Information received on 21/02/2017 from Dr Valentín Almansa, Director General, Sanidad de la Produccion Agraria, Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Madrid, Spain

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 1
    • Date of start of the event    03/01/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event    11/01/2017
    • Report date    20/02/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE    21/02/2017
    • 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 (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 1
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • White Stork:Ciconia ciconia(Ciconiidae)  - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • White Stork:Ciconia ciconia(Ciconiidae)    - **    - **    - 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
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • Passive surveillance and biosecurity measures are strengthened in the farms.

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

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