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

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13 Mar 2017

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nepal [infected #captive #birds] (#OIE, Mar. 13 ‘17)


Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N1, #Nepal [infected captive birds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N1 subtype, wild birds epizootics in Nepal.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK).

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Highly pathogenic influenza A viruses (infection with) (non-poultry including wild birds) H5N1, Nepal

Information received on 10/03/2017 from Dr Bimal Kumar Nirmal, Doctor, Department of Livestock Services, DGA openRR, NEPAL, Nepal

  • Summary
    • Report type Immediate notification
    • Date of start of the event 02/03/2017
    • Date of confirmation of the event 06/03/2017
    • Report date 10/03/2017
    • Date submitted to OIE 10/03/2017
    • Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence 22/05/2014
    • Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
    • Causal agent Highly pathogenic influenza A virus
    • Serotype H5N1
    • Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
    • This event pertains to the whole country
  • New outbreaks
    • Summary of outbreaks
      • Total outbreaks: 1
        • Outbreak Location  - KOSHI ( Itahari-2, Taltalaiya, Sunsari )
      • Total animals affected:  Species -  Susceptible -  Cases -  Deaths -  Destroyed -  Slaughtered
        • Whooper Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus cygnus)  -  14  -  6  -  6  -  0  -  0
        • Asian Openbill:Ciconiidae (Anastomus oscitans)  - 1  -  1  -  1  -  0  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics:  Species -  Apparent morbidity rate -  Apparent mortality rate -  Apparent case fatality rate -  Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Whooper Swan:Anatidae (Cygnus cygnus) -  42.86% -  42.86% -  100.00% -  42.86%
        • Asian Openbill:Ciconiidae (Anastomus oscitans) -  100.00% -  100.00% -  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
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments
    • Within the mini zoo under the TalTalaiya community-based recreational park, there were different species of animals (monkey, leopard, jackal, rabbit, guinea pig, and deer) and birds (swans and storks).
    • No mortality in animals.
    • The park is surrounded by a large area of forest.
    • There was high movement of people to the park.
    • Therefore, it has been closed by the committee at this moment.
    • Proper cleaning and disinfection of the shed was done with burial of dead birds.
    • Post-operative surveillance is ongoing.
       

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N1 ; Captive birds; Nepal.

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